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{{tnr}}A '''San Francisco Unified School District parcel tax, Proposition A''' ballot measure is on the {{jun08ca2010}} for voters in the San Francisco Unified School District in {{San Francisco}}.<ref>[http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/June_Ballot_Measures_Reflect_City_s_Political_Fault_Lines_7943.html ''Beyond Chron'', "June Ballot Measures Reflect City’s Political Fault Lines", March 24, 2010]</ref>
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{{tnr}}{{School bonds and taxes}}A '''San Francisco Unified School District parcel tax, Proposition A''' ballot question was on the {{jun08ca2010}} for voters in the San Francisco Unified School District in {{San Francisco}}, where it was '''approved.'''<ref>[http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/June_Ballot_Measures_Reflect_City_s_Political_Fault_Lines_7943.html ''Beyond Chron'', "June Ballot Measures Reflect City’s Political Fault Lines," March 24, 2010]</ref>
  
If Proposition A passes, property owners in the school district will continue to pay for another 20 years the $32.20/year or $16.10/unit per year on multi-family residential parcels that they have been paying since 1990.<ref>[http://www.sfexaminer.com/opinion/blogs/under-the-dome/Supes-back-schools-June-tax-renewal-measure--89034127.html ''San Francisco Examiner'', "Supes back school tax renewal measure", March 24, 2010]</ref>
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With the enactment of Proposition A, property owners in the school district will continue to pay for another 20 years the $32.20/year or $16.10/unit per year on multi-family residential parcels that they have been paying since 1990.<ref>[http://www.sfexaminer.com/opinion/blogs/under-the-dome/Supes-back-schools-June-tax-renewal-measure--89034127.html ''San Francisco Examiner'', "Supes back school tax renewal measure," March 24, 2010]</ref>
  
Funds raised from the tax can only be used for capital improvements.  The tax is expected to generate about $7 million a year and is used primarily for seismic work and general maintenance on the more-than-100 school buildings in the district.<Ref name=sfc>[http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/05/15/EDDH1DD0RA.DTL&type=politics ''San Francisco Chronicle'', "San Francisco's ballot measures", May 16, 2010]</ref>
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Funds raised from the tax can only be used for capital improvements.  The tax is expected to generate about $7 million a year and is used primarily for seismic work and general maintenance on the more-than-100 school buildings in the district.<Ref name=sfc>[http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/05/15/EDDH1DD0RA.DTL&type=politics ''San Francisco Chronicle'', "San Francisco's ballot measures," May 16, 2010]</ref>
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A {{2/3}} was required for approval.
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==Election results==
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{{Short outcome
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| title = Proposition A
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| yes = 102,873
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| yespct = 70.02
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| no = 44,043
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| nopct = 29.98
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| unresolved =
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| state = Local
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| percent = 66.67
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: These final, certified results are from the [http://sfelections.org/results/20100608/summary.php San Francisco County elections office].
  
 
==Supporters==
 
==Supporters==
  
* Some parents are canvassing neighborhoods to encourage residents to vote "yes" on Proposition A.<ref>[http://www.sfexaminer.com/local/Parents-canvas-for-parcel-tax-renewal-92597879.html ''San Francisco Examiner'', "Parents canvas for parcel tax renewal", May 2, 2010]</ref>
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* Some parents canvassed neighborhoods to encourage residents to vote "yes" on Proposition A.<ref>[http://www.sfexaminer.com/local/Parents-canvas-for-parcel-tax-renewal-92597879.html ''San Francisco Examiner'', "Parents canvas for parcel tax renewal," May 2, 2010]</ref>
  
* The [[San Francisco Chronicle]]'s editorial board is endorsing a "yes" vote on Proposition A.<ref name=sfc/>
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* The [[San Francisco Chronicle]]'s editorial board endorsed a "yes" vote on Proposition A.<ref name=sfc/>
  
==Ballot text==
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==Text of measure==
  
 
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* [http://www.sfgov2.org/ftp/uploadedfiles/elections/ElectionsArchives/Meeting_Information/BSC/agendas/2010/Legal%20text-SFUSD%20RESOLUTION%20RE%20NO%2090-1%20doc_2010_03_12_FINAL.pdf Legal text of Proposition A]
 
* [http://www.sfgov2.org/ftp/uploadedfiles/elections/ElectionsArchives/Meeting_Information/BSC/agendas/2010/Legal%20text-SFUSD%20RESOLUTION%20RE%20NO%2090-1%20doc_2010_03_12_FINAL.pdf Legal text of Proposition A]
 
* [http://www.sfgov2.org/index.aspx?page=825 Official ballot proposition list for San Francisco's June 8, 2010 election]
 
* [http://www.sfgov2.org/index.aspx?page=825 Official ballot proposition list for San Francisco's June 8, 2010 election]
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* [http://sfelections.org/results/20100608/summary.php June 8, 2010 election results, San Francisco]
  
 
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A San Francisco Unified School District parcel tax, Proposition A ballot question was on the June 8, 2010 ballot for voters in the San Francisco Unified School District in San Francisco, where it was approved.[1]

With the enactment of Proposition A, property owners in the school district will continue to pay for another 20 years the $32.20/year or $16.10/unit per year on multi-family residential parcels that they have been paying since 1990.[2]

Funds raised from the tax can only be used for capital improvements. The tax is expected to generate about $7 million a year and is used primarily for seismic work and general maintenance on the more-than-100 school buildings in the district.[3]

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

Election results

Proposition A
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 102,873 70.02%
No44,04329.98%
These final, certified results are from the San Francisco County elections office.

Supporters

  • Some parents canvassed neighborhoods to encourage residents to vote "yes" on Proposition A.[4]

Text of measure

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The question on the ballot:

Proposition A: To improve earthquake and fire safety and implement critical capital maintenance of its schools

and facilities, shall the San Francisco Unified School District be authorized to renew the levy of an annual special tax not to exceed $32.20 per parcel for single family residential and nonresidential parcels and $16.10 per dwelling unit for mixed use and multifamily residential parcels, adjusted for inflation, in its Community Facilities District No. 90-1, and establish its annual appropriations limit at $16,000,000?[5]

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