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Mill Valley School District parcel tax, Measure A (November 2008)

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A Mill Valley School District parcel tax, Measure A ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the Mill Valley School District in Marin County, where it was approved.

Measure A authorized the school district to increase the district's existing $427/year parcel tax by $193/year and to extend the tax until 2018. Measure A brought the total parcel tax to about $620 per year. It allows annual 5% increases. It is expected to yield about $2 million a year in additional taxes.

At the time of the vote on Measure A, enrollment in the Mill Valley School District had been climbing. After Measure A was approved in November 2008, enrollment climbed by another 206 new students.[1]

Election results

Measure A
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 13,607 74.4%
No4,68325.6%
These final, certified, election results are from the Marin County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

MEASURE A: "To protect educational quality; attract and keep high-quality teachers; maintain library services and P.E. programs; preserve small neighborhood schools and class sizes; and prevent significant budget cuts due to reductions in State education funding; shall the Mill Valley School District amend its existing parcel tax for local elementary and middle schools, increasing it by $193 and extending it for four years, while continuing existing accountability measures and with all revenues spent in Mill Valley schools?"[2]

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References

  1. Marin Independent Journal, "Surge in new students has Marin considering reopening some old facilities," September 27, 2009
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.