Cutler-Orosi Unified School District parcel tax, Measure U (November 2010)

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A Cutler-Orosi Unified School District parcel tax, Measure U was on the November 2, 2010 ballot for voters in the Cutler-Orosi Unified School District in Fresno County and Tulare County. It was defeated.

Measure U proposed a parcel tax of $89 per parcel per year. The tax would not have sunsetted (that is, it would not have ended after a set number of years). Under Measure U's provisions, the tax could have been increased annually in a "cost of living" adjustment. The tax was expected to generate about $350,000 per year.[1]

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

Election results

DefeateddMeasure U
County: Yes No
Votes  % Votes  %
Fresno County 28 12.67% 193 87.33%
Tulare County 664 44.77% 819 55.23%
Totals: 692 40.63% 1011 59.37%
These election results are from the Fresno County elections office and the Tulare County elections office.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure U: To develop a recreation department within the Cutler-Orosi area to promote youth activities including sports, and other experiences that develop young people into active, responsible citizens, shall Cutler-Orosi Joint Unified School District levy a tax of $89.00 per parcel annually, with annual cost of living adjustments, so long as the Cutler-Orosi School Board oversees the program?[2]

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  1. Valley Voice Newspaper, "Two Parcel Tax, Bond Measures on Local Ballot"
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.