Voters approved Measure K in November of 2016, a half-cent sales tax increase to expand public safety services. The bond measure passed with over 80-percent of the vote and will generate about $3.5-million each year. Follow this page for the latest updates on how your Measure K dollars are being put to work!
Eleven police trainees promoted to police officers
December 11, 2017
The Madera Police Department welcomes 11 new full-time police officers to active patrol, eight of which are funded by Measure K dollars
Closed escrow on 5.71 acres for new Fire Station
October 18, 2017
The southwest corner of Aviation Drive and Condor Avenue will soon become the home of the City of Madera’s new fire station.
Preparation of architectural plans/construction documents begin for new Fire Station
September 20, 2017
The City has entered into an agreement with RRM Design Group to perform these functions.
Sergeant Foss promoted to Lieutenant
July 8, 2017
Eight new police trainees hired
June 12, 2017
The Madera Police Department is very proud to introduce eight new Police Officer Trainees: Robert Jones, Blake Short, Jeremy Smith, Joel Kellom, Mark Abraham, Joshua Gibbs, Talona Cortez, Cameron Dias
Public Safety Dispatcher hired
May 27, 2017
MPD welcomes Beatriz Solano, our new Public Safety Dispatcher
MPD Network Administrator hired
May 15, 2017
MPD creates Network Administrator position and hires Neil Hayes
Records Clerk hired
May 1, 2017
MPD hires Tara Maggiore into Records Clerk position
Officer Bushey promoted to Sergeant
January 7, 2017
Officer Chavez promoted to Sergeant
January 7, 2017
Measure K passed by voters
November 13, 2016
Measure K, an initiative that will implement a half-cent sales tax for the city’s first responders is passed by Madera voters with more than 80 percent of all ballots cast favoring the initiative.