Mount Pleasant School District Parcel Tax Renewal, Measure K (June 2014)

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A Mount Pleasant School District Parcel Tax Renewal, Measure K ballot question was on the June 3, 2014 election ballot for voters in the Mount Pleasant School District in Santa Clara County, California, where it was approved.

Measure K authorized the district to renew for seven years a parcel tax of $95 per parcel per year. This tax, which was set to expire in 2015, was originally approved by voters in 2010 as Measure H.[1]

District voters also approved Measure L in 2012, which authorized a bond issue of $25 million, costing taxpayers $30/year per $100,000 of taxable property value.

A two-thirds supermajority vote was required for approval of Measure K.

Election results

Measure K
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,896 77.36%
No55522.64%
Election results from Santa Clara County Elections Office

Text of measure

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:[1]

Without increasing current tax rates, to continue improving local elementary schools by protecting reading, writing, math/science programs, maintaining libraries, music/art, retaining qualified teachers, preserving tutoring programs for students with special needs, providing updated educational materials and access to 21st Century technology and computer training, and, shall Mt. Pleasant Elementary School District renew its expiring $95 parcel tax for seven years, exempt senior citizens, no funds for administrators’ salaries, independent citizen oversight and all funds benefiting local schools?[2]

Related measures

Approveda Mount Pleasant Elementary School parcel tax, Measure H (June 2010)
Approveda Mount Pleasant School District bond proposition, Measure L (November 2012)

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Santa Clara County Elections Department website, "June 3, 2014, ballot measures," accessed March 14, 2014
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.