A Lagunitas Elementary School parcel tax, Measure A
ballot question was on the November 3, 2009 ballot
for voters in the Lagunitas Elementary School District in Marin County
, where it was approved.
Measure A extended the school district's existing $325 annual parcel tax, which generated about $503,000/year. The tax can increase 6.5% a year. The Measure A tax will be in effect for eight years. Residents over 65 can apply for a senior exemption.
A 2/3rds supermajority vote was required for approval.
| Measure A|
| Yes|| 816|| 67.44%|
- These final, certified, results are from the Marin County elections office.
- The Marin Independent Journal's editorial board recommended to its readers that they vote "yes" on Measure A.
The question on the ballot:
|| Measure A: "Shall the Lagunitas Elementary School District maintain vital educational programs currently threatened by cuts in state funding including basic educational programs, enrichment and support services for students, by levying a $325 assessment per assessor’s parcel per year, with a 6.5% yearly cost-of-living adjustment for eight years, beginning July 1, 2010, exempting any single parcel used as a principal place of residence by any owner 65 years of age before May 1st of that year?"