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Measure B Parcel Tax Portal

Measure B was passed by the voters on June 3, 2014. This measure is a continuation of Measure E that provided ongoing funding to preserve academic programs in our local schools.

What is the parcel tax?

Measure B allows CUSD to assess an annual education parcel tax in the amount of $150 per parcel for five years, expiring in the 2019-2020 year. Measure B requires annual audits, citizen oversight, no funds for administrators’ salaries and all revenues staying in our local schools. This special funding is used to continue student achievement in our local elementary, middle and high schools, preserve strong academic programs, keep schools open, retain qualified teachers and maintain smaller class sizes.

Ongoing Funding for Our Local Schools -- Spanish translation

The Cabrillo Unified School District provides a strong, well-rounded education to its elementary, middle and high school students. Challenging academic programs, Advanced Placement classes, innovative curriculum and specialized classroom instruction prepare our students for success in college and future careers.

We believe that the quality of our Coastside schools is a source of community strength, keeping our neighborhoods desirable places to live. Strong community support for our schools helps maintain the high-quality education offered in local classrooms.

Measure B provides funds to:

  • Preserve strong academic reading, writing, math and science programs
  • Retain qualified teachers and staff
  • Protect programs to keep struggling students on the right track
  • Maintain and support classroom technology
  • Keep all of the District’s schools open

Fiscal Accountability Keeps Funds in the Classroom

  • The independent citizen’s oversight committee ensures all funds are spent as promised
  • None of the funds can be used for administrators’ salaries, benefits or pensions
  • No Measure B funding can ever be taken by the State

Exemptions - learn more

  • Homeowners age 65 and older are eligible to receive an exemption
  • Measure B expires in the 2019-2020 tax year and cannot be renewed without voter approval
  • Measure B did not increase taxes – it renewed existing funding at current rates

Have we recently passed a bond measure for our schools?

In 2018, voters approved Measure M to repair and upgrade Coastside schools. By law, bond funding can only be used for facilities and cannot be used for academic programs or to retain teachers. Measure B supports core academic programs, maintains and supports classroom technology, keeps all of the District’s schools open and attracts and retains qualified teachers.

What is the difference between a parcel tax and a bond measure?

A bond measure and parcel tax measure are used for different purposes. A bond measure can only fund facility upgrades and improvements and cannot be used for operating costs or programs. A bond requires 55% voter approval to pass. Parcel taxes differ in that funds can be spent on identified school needs, including academic programs and supporting teachers. A parcel tax requires 66.7% voter approval to pass.

 


Continuación de Financiamiento Estable Para Nuestras Escuelas Locales del Distrito Escolar Unificado de Cabrillo

El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Cabrillo provee una educación sólida y balanceada a sus estudiantes de primaria, secundaria y preparatoria. Proveyendo programas académicos desafiantes, cursos avanzados, plan de estudios innovador e instrucción especializada para preparar a nuestros estudiantes para el éxito en la universidad y futuras carreras.

Creemos que la calidad de nuestras escuelas de la costa es una fuente de fuerza comunitaria, manteniendo nuestra comunidad como un lugar deseable para vivir. El Fuerte apoyo comunitario ayuda a nuestras escuelas a mantener un nivel de educación de alta calidad que se ofrece en los salones.

Asegurando financiamiento de escuelas locales, sin aumentar los impuestos.

Para asegurarnos que nuestros estudiantes reciban una excelente, solida y bien balanceada educación, la mesa directiva del Distrito Escolar Unificado de Cabrillo votaron para colocar la medida B en la boleta electoral de junio de 2014, para renovar el impuesto predial de $ 150 por cada propiedad, sin aumentar la tasa del impuesto.

Medida B continuará proporcionando fondos para:

  • Preservar los programas de lectura, escritura, matemáticas y ciencia
  • Conservar los maestros y el personal calificado
  • Proteger programas de apoyo a estudiantes con dificultades
  • Mantener y apoyar la tecnología actualizada
  • Mantener abiertas todas las escuelas del distrito

Responsabilidad Fiscal para Mantener los Fondos en los Salones

  • El comité de supervisión ciudadana independiente continuara asegurándose que todos los fondos se utilicen según lo prometido
  • Ninguno de los fondos podrían ser utilizados para sueldos de personal administrativo, ni beneficios o pensiones
  • Los propietarios de viviendas mayores de 65 años de edad seguirán siendo elegibles para recibir una exención
  • Medida B expirará en 5 años y no podía ser renovada sin aprobación de los votantes
  • Medida B de no aumentara los impuestos - que renovaría los fondos existentes al ritmo actual

Queremos saber lo que usted piensa

Invitamos a todos los padres y miembros de la comunidad a compartir sus ideas y hacer preguntas sobre la financiación de las escuelas locales. Si tiene preguntas o comentarios, póngase en contacto el Superintendente Jane Yuster en yusterj@cabrillo.k12.ca.us o al 650-712-7112.

 

Exemptions

Accountability


About the tax

  • When: passed June 3, 2014
  • How much: $150 per parcel
  • How long: 5 years
  • Starts: 2015-16 tax year
  • Expires: 2019-20 tax year
  • Bond Resolution #06-14

Contact

  • District Office: serranop@cabrillo.k12.ca.us - ph: (650) 712-7112
  • SCI Consulting Group
    1-800-273-5167