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Lafayette School District parcel tax, Measure B (May 2011)

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A Lafayette School District parcel tax, Measure A ballot question was on the May 3, 2011 ballot for voters in the Lafayette School District in Contra Costa County, where it was approved.

Measure B levies a $176 annual parcel tax for four years.

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

Election results

Measure B
Result Votes Percentage
Approveda Yes 7,786 74.19%
No 2,708 25.81%

Election results from the Contra Costa County elections office as of May 10, 2011.


The Lafayette School District paid consultants $17,278 to assist in the campaign to help Measure B pass.[1]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure B: To protect the quality of schools in Lafayette by reducing deep cuts in programs due to the State budget crisis, to maintain core academic programs in math, science, art and music, attract and retain the best qualified teachers, and maintain classroom technology and science labs, shall the Lafayette School District levy an emergency tax of $176 per parcel for four years only, with exemptions for seniors and all funds staying in Lafayette to benefit our schools?[2]

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External links


  1. Bay Citizen, "School Districts Call in Cavalry of Consultants to Push Parcel Taxes," April 28, 2011
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.