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A San Francisco Unified School District parcel tax, Proposition A ballot measure was on the June 8, 2010 ballot for voters in the San Francisco Unified School District in San Francisco, where it was approved.[1]
  • Yes: 72,045 (69.79%) Approveda
  • No: 31,189 (30.21%)

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]

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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