MEASURE K - PARCEL TAX INFORMATION

Measure A is a $72 tax per parcel for eight years that was passed by the voters in March 2020. It succeeds Measure K, previously passed in 2012. The voters first passed a parcel tax in 1993. Funds raised by this local tax haven been used to support instructional opportunities including counseling and library services, fine and performing arts, career technical education and college prep courses. These funds are intended to address the needs of the student population at the District’s high schools that state funding isn’t adequate to provide.

HOW CAN MEASURE A FUNDS BE USED?

Measure A states that the funds care to be used for the following:

  • maintain and improve the schools’ woodshop, culinary, media and other career technical education programs

  • keep school libraries open

  • maintain/improve the schools’ art, music and drama programs

  • maintain small class sizes

  • maintain and expand student counseling services

  • maintain and improve the schools’ college prep programs, and

  • improve technology and science equipment

WHAT WILL MEASURE A COST?

Measure A is a flat tax of $72 per parcel annually. Measure A is a renewal of the previous parcel tax while adding an additional $24 per month. Exemptions are allowed for senior citizens and contiguous parcels.

HOW CAN I BE SURE THAT FUNDS WILL BE SPENT ON IMPROVING OUR LOCAL HIGH SCHOOLS?

  • By law, all Measure A funds have to be spent locally and cannot be taken by the state.

HOW DO I REQUEST AN EXEMPTION?

You may request an exemption by contacting Jing Liu by phone at (707) 824-6417 or via email at mnorris@wscuhsd.org.

By law, all Measure K funds have to be spent locally and cannot be taken by the state.