Measure B - Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District Parcel Tax Renewal
How the ballot reads: To maintain quality education without increasing taxes and preserve local funding that cannot be taken by the State, shall Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District maintain reading, writing, math and science programs; attract and retain qualified teachers; keep school libraries open; and prepare students for college and careers, by renewing the expiring parcel tax at the current rate for eight years, with exemptions for senior citizens, independent citizen oversight, no money for administrators’ salaries and all funds staying local?
In a nutshell: Measure B renews an existing $89 per year parcel tax beginning on July 1, 2017, and continues for eight years. Funds go to the Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District and would be used as mentioned above. Seniors are exempt. Measure B requires two-thirds voter approval to pass.
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Measure C - Wilmar Union School District Parcel Tax
How the ballot reads: Without increasing the current tax rate, to support academic excellence, provide stable funding the State cannot take away, to keep school libraries open, maintain computer and technology programs, reading programs, for small class sizes, music programs and for necessary programs and materials, shall the Wilmar Union School District be authorized to levy $50 per parcel annually for eight years, have no funds for administrators’ salaries, provide a senior citizens’ exemption and have all funds stay local?
In a nutshell: Measure C would levy a $50 per year parcel tax beginning July 1, 2016, and last up to eight years. Funds go to the Wilmar Union School District and would be used as mentioned above. Seniors are exempt. Measure C requires two-thirds voter approval to pass.