Impact of Measure 66 and Measure 67 on Jefferson County
By the Numbers
|Children in public schools:||3,681|
|People on the Oregon Health Plan:||3,877|
|Seniors and people with disabilities receiving long-term care (in-home, assisted living, nursing homes):||120|
|People who received an initial unemployment check in 2009:||1,423|
|Released criminal offenders under supervision:||92|
|Tax filers who make $250,000 or more (households) or $125,000 or more (individual filers):||89|
What’s at Stake?
- $2.18 million in K-12 school funding for Jefferson County’s 3,681 students.
- Culver SD 4: $383,350 ($432.31 per student)
- Ashwood SD 8: $11,740 ($460.10 per student)
- Black Butte SD 41: $27,370 ($442.16 per student)
- Jefferson County SD 509J: $1.73 million ($429.10 per student)
- Central Oregon Community College: If the measures fail, COCC could be forced to raise tuition 2%, reduce enrollment 3%, reduce part-time and adjunct faculty positions, and delay Madras and Prineville programs as a result of a 5% reduction in Community College State Funding.
- Jefferson County Courts, which could close one day a week
- A tax break for 1,423 unemployed people, who will receive a tax refund on the first $2,400 they received in unemployment benefits