Measure V

The City of Healdsburg has launched it’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-18 Measure V Survey campaign. Survey’s have been mailed out to all city residents. Measure V is a 1/2-cent sales tax used to fund vital city services and programs. 100% of the revenue is spent locally for the benefit of Healdsburg residents. Healdsburg residents are urged to complete this short survey and return it to the city in the return envelope provided. Or residents may complete the survey online. The deadline for submission is February 6, 2017.

English Version: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FY_2017-18

Spanish Version: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/17-18MedidaV

In April 2013 Healdsburg began receiving sales tax revenues from Measure V. Revenues generated by Measure V are estimated to be $1,000,000 annually. The City Council developed a Funding Priorities Plan to illustrate needs and demonstrate its intentions to the voters. Priority areas were identified as follows.

Priority 1: Public Safety


  • Identify alternatives to maintain police and fire staffing levels
  • Response times and training requirements
  • Supplement core services with prevention and community outreach programs

Priority 2: Street Maintenance & Repair


  • Restore commitment to street and sidewalk maintenance
  • Prioritize streets and hazardous sidewalks for repair
  • Return to scheduled maintenance
  • Maintain signs and striping
  • Leverage grant opportunities

Priority 3: Economic Development


  • Encourage high quality development that will expand the city’s economic base and generate jobs
  • Develop business retention
  • Expansion strategies to support existing local businesses

Priority 4: Address Deferred Maintenance of City Facilities


Develop a facility plan to provide for the maintenance and repair of city facilities such as:
  • City Hall
  • Community Center
  • Parks
  • Police and fire stations
  • Senior Center
  • The Villa Chanticleer
  • Other city-owned properties

Measure V Documentation