Davis Joint Unified School District parcel tax, Measure A (May 2011)
Measure A levies an emergency special tax for two years of $200/year. The tax rate per dwelling unit for multi-family parcels will be $20/dwelling unit.
According to school superintendent Winfred Roberson, "[The] parcel tax passing will help us to maintain current staffing levels."
A 2/3rds supermajority vote was required for approval.
The approval of Measure A represents the 9th out of 9 times that voters in the Davis Joint Unified School District have approved a parcel tax request.
- These are the final election results from the Yolo County elections office.
The Davis Unified School District paid consultants $40,197 to assist in the campaign to help Measure A pass.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|MEASURE A: Recognizing cuts in state funding, shall the Davis Joint Unified School District be authorized to levy an emergency special tax for a period of two years not to exceed the annual rate of $20.00 per dwelling unit for multi-dwelling parcels and $200.00 per parcel for all other parcels, to fund essential school programs including core subjects, elective classes, reduced class sizes, counselors and school site safety?|
- KQED, "Brown's Redevelopment Firestorm," February 21, 2011
- Effective Governance Teams, "May 3 School Parcel Tax Results," May 3, 2011
- Bay Citizen, "School Districts Call in Cavalry of Consultants to Push Parcel Taxes," April 28, 2011
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.