Lagunitas Elementary School parcel tax, Measure A (November 2009)

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A Lagunitas Elementary School parcel tax, Measure A ballot question was on the November 3, 2009 ballot for voters in the Lagunitas Elementary School District in Marin County, where it was approved.[1]

Measure A extended the school district's existing $325 annual parcel tax, which generated about $503,000/year. The tax can increase 6.5% a year. The Measure A tax will be in effect for eight years. Residents over 65 can apply for a senior exemption.

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

Election results

Measure A
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 816 67.44%
No39432.56%
These final, certified, results are from the Marin County elections office.

Support

  • The Marin Independent Journal's editorial board recommended to its readers that they vote "yes" on Measure A.[2]

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure A: "Shall the Lagunitas Elementary School District maintain vital educational programs currently threatened by cuts in state funding including basic educational programs, enrichment and support services for students, by levying a $325 assessment per assessor’s parcel per year, with a 6.5% yearly cost-of-living adjustment for eight years, beginning July 1, 2010, exempting any single parcel used as a principal place of residence by any owner 65 years of age before May 1st of that year?"[3]

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