Voters choose to "cap the tax"
Measure B election result added to special agenda
The Plumas District Hospital board of directors has added an item to their agenda for a special meeting tomorrow afternoon, Thursday, Sept. 2. The agenda item is: Impact of Measure B Election on the Bondholders and the District and Action Necessary to Protect the Bondholders. Discussion and Possible Action.
The meeting is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. at the Plumas District Hospital Administration Conference Room.
Also on the agenda is a closed session about labor negotiations with Chief Executive Officer Richard Hathaway and his performance evaluation.
Voters said “cap the tax” by voting in favor of Measure B by 52.39 percent in Tuesday’s special mail ballot.
Out of 2,905 ballots cast, 1,522 were Yes votes and 1,383, or 47.61 percent, were No votes.
Voter turnout was high — 64.8 percent. The elections office was receiving walk-in traffic of a dozen people an hour throughout the day and into the evening said Plumas County Clerk Recorder Kathy Williams.