68700 Avenida Lalo Guerrero, Cathedral City, CA 92234

Information on November Parks and Recreation Improvement Measure for Cathedral City

At their meeting on August 3, 2022, the City Council of Cathedral City voted to place a local funding measure (Measure K) for parks and recreation on the November 2022 ballot.

If approved by voters, this measure would cost property owners 15-cents per building square foot annually on single-family residential units to allow Cathedral City and the Desert Recreation District (DRD) to:

  • Provide safe and clean parks, playgrounds, and recreational facilities in Cathedral City
  • Maintain and improve neighborhood park safety
  • Maintain safe drinking water and improve water conservation
  • Enhance youth drug and gang prevention programs
  • Provide affordable after-school and senior programs
  • Address homelessness in local parks

A local funding measure for Cathedral City parks and recreation would require strict fiscal accountability protections, including:

  • Every penny must stay in Cathedral City for parks and recreation only
  • No funds could be used for administrator salaries or pensions
  • An independent citizens’ oversight committee, annual audits and public disclosure of spending would be required
  • No funds could be taken away by the State

ELECTION INFORMATION

  • Election Date: Nov. 8, 2022
  • Ballots mailed to voters: Oct. 10, 2022
  • Not registered to vote? Visit registertovote.ca.gov.
  • Need more information about voting? Contact the Riverside County Registrar of Voters at (951) 486-7200 or rovweb@rivco.org. Information is also available online at voteinfo.net.

For more information, including Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), please visit https://www.cathedralcity.gov/government/plan-for-recreation-services-in-cathedral-city.

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