Election Date: June 7, 2016


Pacifica School District $118 Parcel Tax: Argument Against Measure D

This latest parcel tax from the Pacifica School District tries to use the state budget crisis to grab unearned money. The district wants to extend the 2010 parcel tax of $118 per year for another 10 years, while the enrollment in the district is declining.

Have they earned this extension that will cost you $1,180 over the next 10 years (on top of the money you are already paying)?

Let’s look at the student test scores for English learners attaining English proficiency:

2014-15 school year results: 66.1% meeting proficiency.

Source: California Department of Education Assessment and Accountability Division

If you got 66.1% of the answers right on a test, that would be a D grade, would it not?

Should you, the voters, reward a 33.9% failure rate?

If not, we encourage you to vote NO on Measure D.

The statewide average expense per student is $8,788 per year versus Pacifica School Districts’ $8,332 or 95% of the statewide average.  Yet, they want more of your hard earn money to pad their salaries and fat pension plans.

The measure says that none of the funds will be used for administration.  But, funds generated separately from this parcel tax can be used for administration expenses without limits.  So, that is really an empty promise.  Do not be fooled.

Here are the latest average teacher salaries for the district:

2013-14 – teacher average salary = $59,122 – statewide average = $71,094

Plus teachers get a super generous benefits package.  Their “family plan” costs you $28,130 per teacher per year in benefits, while they only work an average of 184 days a year.

Tell the Pacifica School Board to be fiscally responsible by voting NO on_Measure_D

For more information please visit us at

http://www.svtaxpayers.org/2016-pacifica-school-parcel-tax

Pacifica School District $118 Parcel Tax: Rebuttal to the Argument in Favor of Measure D


This latest parcel tax from the Pacifica School District tries to use the state budget crisis to grab unearned money. The district wants to extend the 2010 parcel tax of $118 per year for another 10 years, while the enrollment in the district is declining.

Have they earned this extension that will cost you $1,180 over the next 10 years (on top of the money you are already paying)?

Let’s look at the student test scores for English learners attaining English proficiency:

2014-15 school year results: 66.1% meeting proficiency.

Source: California Department of Education Assessment and Accountability Division

If you got 66.1% of the answers right on a test, that would be a D grade, would it not?

Should you, the voters, reward a 33.9% failure rate?

If not, we encourage you to vote NO on Measure D.

The statewide average expense per student is $8,788 per year versus Pacifica School Districts’ $8,332 or 95% of the statewide average.  Yet, they want more of your hard earn money to pad their salaries and fat pension plans.

The measure says that none of the funds will be used for administration.  But, funds generated separately from this parcel tax can be used for administration expenses without limits.  So, that is really an empty promise.  Do not be fooled.

Tell the Pacifica School Board to be fiscally responsible by voting NO on_Measure_D.

Do no reward failure, unless you want more if it!

For more information please visit us at

http://www.svtaxpayers.org/2016-pacifica-school-parcel-tax



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