Impact of Measure 66 and Measure 67 on Clatsop County
By the Numbers
|Children in public schools:||5,020|
|People on the Oregon Health Plan:||3,668|
|Seniors and people with disabilities receiving long-term care (in-home, assisted living, nursing homes):||248|
|People who received an initial unemployment check in 2009:||1,766|
|Released criminal offenders under supervision:||171|
|Tax filers who make $250,000 or more (households) or $125,000 or more (individual filers):||280|
What’s at Stake?
- $1.7 million in K-12 school funding for Clatsop County’s 5,020 students.
- Astoria SD1: $923,410 ($431.85 per student)
- Knappa SD4: $308,880 ($441.78 per student)
- Warrenton-Hammond SD 30: $472,090 ($432.62 per student)
- Clatsop Community College: If the measures fail, CCC could be forced to raise tuition 9%, cap enrollment, suspend programs, and eliminate faculty positions as a result of a 5% reduction in Community College State Funding.
- Clatsop County Courts, which could close one day a week
- A tax break for 1,766 unemployed people, who will receive a tax refund on the first $2,400 they received in unemployment benefits