Berryessa Union School District parcel tax, Measure K (November 2012)
Measure K levies a parcel tax of $79 each year for 8 years. A previous measure passed in 2008 will expire in 2013.
A 2/3rds supermajority vote was needed for approval.
- Final official results from the Santa Clara County elections office.
The editorial board of the San Jose Mercury News supported Measure K, writing, "The 13-school district has lost about $9 million in its budget over the past five years. Teachers who haven't had a raise since 2008 are taking a two-day furlough this year."
The question on the ballot:
| Measure K: "Without increasing taxes and to continue providing quality education for local elementary and middle school students by:
shall Berryessa Union School District continue its expiring $79 annual education parcel tax for 8 years, with citizen oversight, a senior exemption, no funds for administrator salaries and all funds benefiting local schools?
- Website of the Berryessa Union School District (dead link)
- "Yes on Measure K"/Friends of Berryessa Schools
- Local measures on the November 6, 2012 ballot (dead link) in Santa Clara County
- Mercury News, "Tax measures piling up on Bay Area ballots this November," August 11, 2012
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