Impact of Measure 66 and Measure 67 on Lane County
By the Numbers
|Children in public schools:||46,686|
|People on the Oregon Health Plan:||38,105|
|Seniors and people with disabilities receiving long-term care (in-home, assisted living, nursing homes):||2,402|
|People who received an initial unemployment check in 2009:||21,000|
|Released criminal offenders under supervision:||1,403|
|Tax filers who make $250,000 or more (households) or $125,000 or more (individual filers):||3,050|
What’s at Stake?
- $23.4 million in K-12 school funding for Lane County’s 46,686 students — on average, $438.73 per student.
- Pleasant Hill SD 1: $441,790
- Eugene SD 4J: $8.56 million
- Springfield SD 19: $5.57 million
- Fern Ridge SD 28J: $803,225
- Mapleton SD 32: $137,085
- Creswell SD 40: $670,275
- South Lane SD 45J3: $1.48 million
- Bethel SD 52: $2.97 million
- Crow-Applegate-Lorane SD 66: $214,800
- McKenzie SD 68: $159,680
- Junction City SD 69: $838,850
- Lowell SD 71: $172,840
- Oakridge SD 79J: $337,095
- Marcola SD 79J: $270,980
- Blachly SD 90: $118,525
- Siuslaw SD 97J: $679,350
- Lane Community College: If the measures fail, LCC 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.
- University of Oregon could lose $6.68 million, resulting in higher tuition, staff and faculty layoffs, and program reductions.
- Lane County Courts, which could close one day a week
- A tax break for 21,000 unemployed people, who will receive a tax refund on the first $2,400 they received in unemployment benefits