November 29, 2021

What to Know About MALT and Marin’s Measure A

Measure A, which levies a quarter-cent sales tax to support parks, open space, and agricultural lands across Marin County, was passed in 2012 with 74% support of county residents.

The vote to renew Measure A doesn’t happen until June 2022, but already there’s plenty of conversation—and, unfortunately, some misconceptions—about the measure, especially as it relates to the portion of the law that goes toward agricultural protection.

Here are some common questions and concerns we hear about Measure A and MALT.

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September 21, 2018

Marin supervisors approve $1.7 million to preserve Tomales Bay ranch

“With its rich agricultural history and diverse natural resources, MALT is extraordinarily proud to protect Millerton Creek Ranch,” MALT Executive Director Jamison Watts said. “This 864-acre ranch joins a 10,433-acre block of MALT-protected farmland on the east shore of Tomales Bay, safeguarding critical habitat and ensuring this land will be used for agriculture forever.”

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September 5, 2018

Measure A Achievements

Since implemented in 2014, Measure A has allowed Marin County to award $10.9 million in grants for farmland preservation.

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