An Albany Unified School District parcel tax combination, Measure J
ballot question was on the November 3, 2009 ballot
for voters in the Albany Unified School District in Alameda County
, where it was approved.
Measure J combined three existing parcel taxes into one overall parcel tax of $555/year for residential units, and eleven cents/sq. ft. on nonresidential parcels. The Measure J tax can be adjusted upwards annually to account for inflation.
| Measure J|
| Yes|| 3,011|| 77.34%|
- These final, certified, election results are from the Alameda County election office.
The editorial board of the "Contra Costa Times" supported a "yes" vote on Measure J.
The question on the ballot:
|| Measure J: "To maintain high quality Albany public schools, shall the Albany Unified School District combine, without increasing, three existing special school taxes into a single annual tax of $555/ residential unit (eleven cents/ sq. ft. on nonresidential parcels), adjusted annually for inflation, exempting homeowners age 65 and over and low-income taxpayers, with funds for school library and mental health services, science, technology, arts, music courses and athletics, small class sizes, and attracting and retaining highly qualified teachers?"