A Mill Valley School District parcel tax, Measure A
ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot
for voters in the Mill Valley School District in Marin County
, where it was approved.
Measure A authorized the school district to increase the district's existing $427/year parcel tax by $193/year and to extend the tax until 2018. Measure A brought the total parcel tax to about $620 per year. It allows annual 5% increases. It is expected to yield about $2 million a year in additional taxes.
At the time of the vote on Measure A, enrollment in the Mill Valley School District had been climbing. After Measure A was approved in November 2008, enrollment climbed by another 206 new students.
| Measure A|
| Yes|| 13,607|| 74.4%|
- These final, certified, election results are from the Marin County elections office.
The question on the ballot:
|| MEASURE A: "To protect educational quality; attract and keep high-quality teachers; maintain library services and P.E. programs; preserve small neighborhood schools and class sizes; and prevent significant budget cuts due to reductions in State education funding; shall the Mill Valley School District amend its existing parcel tax for local elementary and middle schools, increasing it by $193 and extending it for four years, while continuing existing accountability measures and with all revenues spent in Mill Valley schools?"