Albany Unified School District parcel tax, Measure I (November 2009)
Measure I imposed a new parcel tax of $149/year on residential units and three cents per square feet on non-residential parcels. The tax will be in force for five years, and can be increased annually depending on inflation.
At the time of the vote on Measure I, the Albany Unified School District (AUSD) had already imposed two other special parcel tax measures. With the approval of Measure I, the total annual parcel tax for a residential parcel went to $555/year. Measure J, on the same November 3, 2009 ballot as Measure I, was also approved. It rolled all three together into one tax.
- These final, certified, election results are from the Alameda County election office.
The editorial board of the "Contra Costa Times" supported a "yes" vote on Measure I.
The question on the ballot:
|Measure I: "To help restore teacher positions and student services lost because of deep and unprecedented State budget cuts, including school safety and security, reading and math support, music, art and library services, shall the Albany Unified School District levy a special parcel tax for only five years at $149 per year on residential units (three cents/sq. ft. on non-residential parcels), with annual audits and adjustments for inflation, exempting homeowners age 65 and over and low-income taxpayers?"|
- Parcel tax elections in California
- Albany Unified School District parcel tax combination, Measure J (November 2009)
- Contra Costa Times, "East Bay voters to head to polls Nov. 3," October 7, 2009
- Contra Costa Times, "Recommendations for Tuesday's East Bay election," October 30, 2009
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