Impact of Measure 66 and Measure 67 on Lake County
By the Numbers
|Children in public schools:||1,103|
|People on the Oregon Health Plan:||909|
|Seniors and people with disabilities receiving long-term care (in-home, assisted living, nursing homes):||44|
|People who received an initial unemployment check in 2009:||386|
|Released criminal offenders under supervision:||27|
|Tax filers who make $250,000 or more (households) or $125,000 or more (individual filers):||35|
What’s at Stake?
- $737,695 in K-12 school funding for Lake County’s 1,103 students — on average, $439.89 per student.
- Lake County SD 7: $421,190
- Paisley SD 11: $112,330
- North Lake SD 14: $176,455
- Plush SD 18: $12,620
- Adel SD 21: $15,100
- Treasure Valley Community College: If the measures fail, TVCC could be forced to raise tuition 9%, cap enrollment, reduce days, and eliminate faculty positions as a result of a 5% reduction in Community College State Funding.
- The Warner Creek Correctional Facility, which could be shuttered. The facility can house up to 406 inmates and currently employs 102 people.
- Lake County Courts, which could close one day a week
- A tax break for 386 unemployed people, who will receive a tax refund on the first $2,400 they received in unemployment benefits