A Brisbane School District parcel tax, Measure Q
ballot question was on the April 10, 2012 ballot
for voters in the Brisbane School District in San Mateo County
, where it was narrowly approved.
Measure Q levies an additional $156 annual parcel tax for six years. The Measure Q tax will be in addition to the Measure W tax of $119/parcel, which the district's voters approved on March 8, 2011. The total parcel tax, with the approval of Measure Q, will be $275/parcel.
The Brisbane School District includes two elementary schools and one middle school.
The election was held as a mail-in ballot election. A 2/3rds supermajority vote was needed for approval.
| Measure Q|
| Yes|| 938|| 67.5%|
- Election results are from the San Mateo County elections office as of 2:30 a.m. on Friday, April 13, 2012
The question on the ballot:
|| MEASURE Q: "To maintain local control of our K-8 schools, provide funds needed to lower class sizes, protect classroom and library programs, maintain classroom computers and technology, and to hire/retain qualified teachers and staff; shall the Brisbane School District be authorized to collect an additional qualified special tax with an annual cost of $156 beginning 7/01/2012, offering an exemption to those 65 and older?"
- ↑ San Mateo County Times, "Brisbane parcel tax has high stakes for teachers, students", March 21, 2012
- ↑ San Francisco Examiner, "Brisbane parcel tax too close to call; schools would benefit", April 10, 2012
- ↑ Contra Costa Times, "Brisbane parcel tax has high stakes for teachers, students", March 21, 2012