Funding from a potential measure would support essential city services, such as:
- Providing disaster and health emergency preparedness – Paramedics, Fire Department, Emergency Operations Center response to emergencies. General elements of emergency preparedness include, mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.
- Maintaining 911 emergency response times – ensuring quick response times to 911 calls from the time the call hits the Dispatch Center to the time it takes to arrive to the scene.
- Repairing potholes and enhancing city streets – ensuring that streets are paved and there are no hazardous potholes inhibiting vehicles from travelling on San Rafael streets.
- Maintaining city parks and playgrounds – ensuring City parks and playgrounds are in usable condition, the fields are being maintained frequently, and remain safe for the community.
- Maintaining services and programs for youth, families and seniors – ensuring our community has access to libraries, recreational programs, and other community facilities.
- Maintaining crime prevention programs and services – this refers to more community-based efforts, such as, Camp Kuga (formerly known as Camp Chance) to help at-risk youth create better opportunities, neighborhood watch, etc. Visit SRPD’s website for more information on these programs.
- Maintaining local services to help address homelessness – these are initiatives to help low-income families and those in need of housing. Please visit the City’s Housing and Homelessness website for more information and resources.