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Should Las Lomitas school district increases parcel taxes by 59 percent

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb 2, 2007

The school board of the Las Lomitas Elementary School District is proposing to increase the district's parcel tax by 59 percent, from $196 a year per parcel to $311. Click here to read the story: Web Link
Read the ballot text, impartial analysis and arguments in favor of the measure (no arguments were filed in opposition) here: Web Link
What is your view on this tax? Please post your views below.

Comments (3)

Posted by Anna, a resident of Menlo Park: University Heights
on Feb 7, 2007 at 2:43 pm

Not sure about the wisdom of the tax itself -- I'll have to learn more about it -- but I'm not happy at all that the school district is doing a mail ballot. Are these folks trying to fly this huge increase in under the radar?

Posted by Jennifer, a resident of Menlo Park: University Heights
on Feb 8, 2007 at 12:54 pm

The school district is NOT conducting a mail ballot election. This election is a normal type of election with absentee ballots for those requesting one and regular polling places on election day.

Posted by Anna, a resident of Menlo Park: University Heights
on Feb 8, 2007 at 1:28 pm

Oh my. That's what I get for reading too quickly. Thanks, Jennifer, for setting the record straight. I promise to slow down while reading about why the district wants this increase.

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