Alum Rock Elementary School parcel tax, Measure I (June 2010)

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An Alum Rock Elementary School District parcel tax, Measure I ballot proposition was on the June 8, 2010 ballot for voters in the Alum Rock Elementary School District in Santa Clara County, where it was approved.[1]

Measure I increased the district's expiring parcel tax by $48/year to $160/year, for five years, with annual adjustments for inflation.[2]

Election results

Measure I
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 8,173 74.40%
No2,81225.60%
These final, certified results are from the Santa Clara County elections office.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

To protect local schools from budget cuts, provide stable funding that cannot be taken away by the State, and preserve quality education by maintaining reading, math and science programs; attracting and retaining qualified teachers and school counselors; keeping school libraries open; and maintaining small K-3 class sizes; shall Alum Rock Union Elementary School District increase its expiring parcel tax by $48.00 per parcel for 5 years, with annual adjustments for inflation, independent citizen oversight and no money for administrators’ salaries?[3]

Charter schools

Since Measure I was approved, proceeds from the tax will not be split with charter schools in the district.[2]

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References

  1. Mercury News, "Local measures, races on ballot," April 4, 2010
  2. 2.0 2.1 Mercury News, "Vote yes on Alum Rock's Measure I," May 27, 2010
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.