How Measure A should work

Here is a city of Stockton PowerPoint presentation on Measures A and B.

The overall plan, of which Measure A is the funding, is brilliantly crafted. But no plan will work if Stockton citizens leave the room. This does not mean you must do mandatory service on the citizen’s oversight committe or some lesser-known city board or commission (though I wouldn’t discourage you).

Just keep your head in the game. Hold the council accountable for adhering to the plan. Don’t let the politics of growth or public employee compensation or special business interests disappear into the back room and emerge with Measure A money. At stake is your money and your right to a flourishing city.

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