Sebastopol Union School District parcel tax, Measure O (November 2012)

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A Sebastopol Union School District parcel tax, Measure O ballot question was on the November 6, 2012 ballot for voters in the Sebastopol Union School District in Sonoma County, where it was approved.

Measure O levied a parcel tax of $76/year for eight years. Property owners in the district were already paying a parcel tax that was most recently approved as Measure I in 2005 at an annual rate of $52/year.

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

Election results

Measure O
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 4,797 72.3%
No1,84227.7%
Final official results from the Sonoma 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.

Measure O: "To provide stable funding the State cannot take away, protect academic programs in reading assistance, writing, math, art, science and vocal and instrumental music, retain teachers, maintain student counseling services, and provide books and instructional materials, shall the Sebastopol Union School District be authorized to levy $76.00 per parcel annually for eight years with an independent citizens' oversight committee, have no funds for administrators' salaries, provide a senior citizens' exemption and have all funds stay local?"

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