Local Ballot Measures



Full Text of Measure D (2002 March)

The full text of this measure was copied from the Santa Cruz County Elections Department Website, www.votescount.com.

Santa Cruz City Elementary School District Parcel Tax
Elementary School District Special Tax

Shall the Elementary School District of the Santa Cruz City Schools provide funds to continue the specific educational programs and services described below by levying a special assessment for a period 4 years, beginning July 1, 2002, at the rate of $70 per year for each assessor's parcel within the Elementary School District (grades K-8), with an exemption for any beneficial owner of a parcel who has attained the age of 65 on or before July 1 of any assessment year and who uses that parcel as his or her principal place of residence, and shall the Elementary School District of the Santa Cruz City Schools implement accountability measures in connection with the special assessment as required by law?

The following educational programs and services shall be supported by the Elementary District special tax:

  • Library Services: Library staff to support the study of literature at all grade levels.
  • Counseling Services: Resources and staffing for students with academic counseling needs.
  • Arts and Music Program: Staffing and supplies for art and music programs for K-6 students.
  • Classroom Supplies: Classroom supplies for all students.

The parcel tax will be imposed at the rate of $70 per year for each assessor's parcel within the Elementary School District (grades K-8). An exemption from the assessment will be made available to each individual in the District who will attain 65 years of age prior to July 1 of the assessment year, and who owns a beneficial interest in the parcel, and who uses that parcel as his or her principal place of residence, and who applies to the Schools on or before July 1, 2002, or July 1 of any succeeding assessment year. The senior citizen exemption is subject to annual renewal.

 

 

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