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Oak Grove School District parcel tax, Measure C (June 2010)

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

Measure C allowed the district to spend funds from an existing $68/parcel tax.

A 2/3rds supermajority vote was required for approval.

Election results

Measure C
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 11,890 73.10%
No4,37626.90%
These final, certified results are from the Santa Clara County elections office.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Shall the Gann Appropriations Limit increase approved by the Oak Grove School District voters in 1991 be continued for four years, allowing the District to continue to expend funds generated by the existing special tax of $68 per parcel for remedial services, repair of school buildings and grounds, purchase of instructional supplies and equipment, installation of energy conservation equipment, and restoration of services reduced in prior years in the library, counseling, custodial and maintenance areas?

Support

The San Jose Mercury News endorsed a "yes" vote on Measure C, saying, "Oak Grove has lost $10 million in state funding over the past four years. The $1.5 million from the parcel tax covers library covers clerks, middle school counseling, instructional materials and writing and math programs — all badly needed."[2]

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