RR Taxpayers Support Detachment

Our Mission is simple: To detach the geographical boundaries of three Russian River elementary school districts of Forestville, Guerneville and Monte Rio from the Palm Drive Health Care District due to a changed landscape for the provision of health services in Sonoma County.

To make detachment possible Taxpayers Against Unfair Taxes must raise funds to finance this community project.  

We need everyone's help.  Money collected will pay for:

1) LAFCO fees for processing this request. 
2) Consultant's fees.
3) Office supplies &  expenses.

Our small community group of volunteers have been working very hard to bring your case to the LAFCO Commissioners.   

We will have many deadlines to complete.  Once  the petition signatures are submitted, the LAFCO staff will begin the processing of our application. We anticipate we will use every dollar donated for presenting and defending our "Case" for detachment. 
On June 22, 2016 our beloved friend and TAUT   originator, Margaret Benelli passed away.  She was invaluable to us with managing this website. We are still using her Facebook page to link in with this gofundme site.  Her name remains active with our petition detachment application until the actual detachmnt occurs.  
                Update to the Detachment Forum 9/7/2016:

The LAFCO Commission took a straw vote  and unanimously voted (7-0) to approve detachment from the health care district after we submitted oursignature petition. The commission will finalize this vote in October, at their next regularly scheduled meeting, by signing a formal resolution to that effect.

We cannot celebrate yet. LAFCO has informed us that they require more fees from us. LAFCO will charge us for publishing fees notifying the public of their right to vote against detachment.


If you have donated before, we are truly grateful and if you donate once again it will move us more swiftly and closer to the accomplishment of our goal for detachment.

Thank you again,
Taxpayers Against Unfair Taxes

*Donations are not tax deductible and will not be used for election campaign purposes.


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