Albany Unified School District parcel tax combination, Measure J (November 2009)

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An Albany Unified School District parcel tax combination, Measure J ballot question was on the November 3, 2009 ballot for voters in the Albany Unified School District in Alameda County, where it was approved.[1]

Measure J combined three existing parcel taxes into one overall parcel tax of $555/year for residential units, and eleven cents/sq. ft. on nonresidential parcels. The Measure J tax can be adjusted upwards annually to account for inflation.

Election results

Measure J
Approveda Yes 3,011 77.34%
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 J.[2]

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

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

Measure J: "To maintain high quality Albany public schools, shall the Albany Unified School District combine, without increasing, three existing special school ‎taxes into a single annual tax of $555/ residential unit (eleven cents/ sq. ft. on nonresidential parcels), adjusted annually for inflation, exempting homeowners age 65 and over and low-income taxpayers, with funds for school ‎library and mental health services, science, technology, ‎arts, music courses and athletics, small class sizes, and attracting and retaining ‎highly qualified teachers?‎"

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