Davis Joint Unified School District parcel tax, Measure A (May 2011)

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A Davis Joint Unified School District parcel tax, Measure A ballot question was on the May 3, 2011 ballot for voters in the Davis Joint Unified School District in Yolo County, where it was approved.

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."[1]

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.[2]

Election results

Measure A
Result Votes Percentage
Approveda Yes 11,073 67.2%
No 5,403 32.8%


These are the final election results from the Yolo County elections office.

Consultants

The Davis Unified School District paid consultants $40,197 to assist in the campaign to help Measure A pass.[3]

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?[4]

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