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School parcel tax appears headed toward renewal

Original post made on Nov 4, 2020

Despite fears that renewing a parcel tax amidst controversial campus reopenings, the pandemic and a divisive presidential election would prove difficult, Measure O has secured 79% of the vote so far.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 10:00 PM

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Posted by Paly Teacher
a resident of Palo Alto High School
on Nov 4, 2020 at 10:24 pm

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Thank you PA families! To be honest, I was worried that the pandemic, economic downturn, and pain of distance learning was going to doom the parcel tax, so these overwhelming results were definitely the best surprise of election night for me.


Posted by Novelera
a resident of Midtown
on Nov 5, 2020 at 1:45 pm

Novelera is a registered user.

I am also thrilled the parcel tax passed. I am of the age to be able to stop paying parcel taxes, but I've always wanted to invest in the children of Palo Alto, so I keep paying it.

I read some very concerning "sour grapes" comments on Nextdoor and was worried. But I should have had more faith in the citizens of our town.


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