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08/29/2023 District Special Election

August 29, 2023 Santa Lucia Community Services District Special Election

An all-mail ballot election will be held July 31 through August 29 for voters residing within the boundaries of the Santa Lucia Community Services District to decide on a tax measure. This is an all-mail ballot election; in-person voting assistance will be available.


Santa Lucia Community Services District

Special Tax Measure

(2/3 Voter Approval Required)


Ballot Question

Shall a special tax to fund Fire/EMS Services be levied annually until repealed at a rate of up to $954.67 per year for developed and undeveloped estate residential parcels with rates for other parcels shown in Resolution No. 23-05, initially generating $389,840.00 ($294,791.40 from residential and $95,048.60 from non-residential) with maximum rates subject to a 4% annual inflation adjustment and establishing an appropriations limit of $900,000 for Community Facilities District No. 1 (Fire/EMS) of the Santa Lucia Community Services District?


Voter Information Guide

Get your Voter Information Guide here (in PDF format)


Important Dates

July 31 – August 29

  • voting services available at County Elections (including in-person voting)

  • Voters may call for additional in-person voting opportunities

July 31

  • ballots to be mailed by this date

  • ballot return location(s) open

August 14

  • last day for regular registration

August 22

  • last day County Elections will mail ballots

  • recommended last day for voters to mail back ballots

August 29

  • last day to return ballots in-person

  • ballots must be postmarked no later than this date and received by September 5

  • last day to vote



Frequently Asked Questions


What is on the ballot?

  • Measure question


What do I do if I make a mistake on my ballot?

  • If you make a mistake on your ballot, you can simply make a notation correcting your vote. Please do not initial or sign your name after the correction. You can also call us and ask for a replacement ballot.


How can I return my ballot?

  • You can return your ballot in the mail, postage is paid, or to a return box or in-person voting location listed in the voter information guide included in your mail packet.

  • You may also drop off your ballot in one of the following drop boxes

    Drop Box Location Hours of Operation

    Santa Lucia Community Services District Office

    121 Rancho San Carlos Road, Building A

    Carmel, CA 93923

    Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Monterey County Elections

    1441 Schilling Place – North Building

    Salinas, CA 93901




Can I vote in person?

Although this is an all-mail ballot election, in-person voting opportunities will be available at:

  • County of Monterey, Elections, 1441 Schilling Place – North Building, Salinas:

    • July 31 – August 28, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    • Tuesday, August 29, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

  • Additional assistance is available, call (831) 796-1499 for more information


How do I know if my ballot was counted?

To check the status of your ballot:


How do I check my registration status?

You can check your voter registration status, including your name, address, political party, and vote by mail status by visiting My Voter Status or call (831) 796-1499.