Impact of Measure 66 and Measure 67 on Yamhill County
By the Numbers
|Children in public schools:||16,635|
|People on the Oregon Health Plan:||10,582|
|Seniors and people with disabilities receiving long-term care (in-home, assisted living, nursing homes):||638|
|People who received an initial unemployment check in 2009:||6,004|
|Released criminal offenders under supervision:||291|
|Tax filers who make $250,000 or more (households) or $125,000 or more (individual filers):||686|
What’s at Stake?
- $8.4 million in K-12 school funding for Yamhill County’s 16,635 students – on average, $432.90 per student.
- Yamhill-Carlton SD 1: $588,245
- Amity SD 4J: $429,825
- Dayton SD 8: $523,560
- Newberg SD 29J: $2.53 million
- Willamina SD 3J: $491,160
- McMinnville SD 40: $3.34 million
- Sheridan SD 48J: $589,265
- Chemeketa Community College: If these 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.
- Yamhill County Courts, which could be forced to close one day a week.
- A tax break for 6,004 unemployed people, who will receive a tax refund on the first $2,400 they received in unemployment benefits