LA County has proposed a measure assessing a 3 or 5 cent tax per square foot on all parcels to pay for new park construction and maintenance. BOMA/GLA, along with BizFed and many other business groups, are opposing the proposal as currently written. Our letter to the Board of Supervisors argued
· This square foot tax is a split roll tax unfairly burdening commercial property. The County has not shown why commercial uses should pay more for parks that are fundamentally enjoyed by people in residences.