Yes, Oak Valley Elementary and Jonata Middle School have been awarded California Distinguished School and Gold Ribbon status.

Yes, our students should have a music program.

Yes, small classes are important.

Yes, science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) instruction need extra supports.

Yes, it is vital we provide interventions to students who need it.

Yes, the proposed measure would assess each parcel in the Buellton Union School District at $99 per year for eight years.

Yes, Measure A provides for an exemption for a parcel owned and occupied by a person 65 or more years of age or with a disability.

Yes, all parcel tax funds must be spent locally and cannot be taken by the state.

Yes, the spending will be annually audited by an independent citizen’s oversight committee.

Yes, our schools are central to the family-friendly community of Buellton.

And yes, Measure A is crucial to maintaining this level of excellence.

Please vote yes on Measure A!


Debbie Parisotto Goldsmith

Union president, Buellton Education Association