** Proponents' flyers state this tax is only for residential roads. Despite what Measure J supporters say, there is no contractual demand within Measure J stating this Bond money will only be used for residential roads.
** Orinda's Measure J tax money can be used on projects other than residential roads.
** Orinda's residents are being asked to approve a $30.6 million tax (principal and interest) with no guarantees this Bond money will only be used to fix residential roads.
** A NO vote allows the City Council among other options (with support from interested citizens) to adopt a new Bond Measure in the November election to guarantee Bond money would be used only for residential roads and not other purposes.
** If you live on an arterial or collector road, your pavement is already being repaired using gasoline taxes, the County Road Tax, Orinda's General Budget, grants, etc.
Measure J is not the way. To do it right, fix the roads cost effectively, in a timely manner, and for fair taxation, please vote NO on Measure J.