Measure S Compton School Bond Passed
Measure S the controversial Compton school bond ballot measure that would impose higher property taxes at a minimum of $60 per $100,000 assessed home value, won by a very narrow margin Tuesday night.
According to the county election website, the measure was passed, 55.83% to 44.17%, with about 3,874 votes cast and all precincts reporting. A 55% majority of voters were needed to pass this $350,000,000 bond.
Sandra Moss, Davis and Ali Win; Skyy Fisher Out
Voters easily gave School Board President Micah Ali a new term in field of 21 candidates, and threw out Skyy Fisher. Charles Davis who is currently on the school board as the Legislative Representative, but is now elected as a member. This still leaves a vacant seat on the board that will either be left vacant, filled by election or most likely appointment.
Filing the vacant seat of Emma Sharif is fifteen year resident of Compton and twenty-two year veteran of the Los Angeles County Probation Department Sandra Moss; who was elected to the Compton Unified School Board. Moss has a great deal of history in the community and dealing with students.
- She has served as a Parent Teacher Association (PTA) President for three schools;
- She has served as Secretary and a member of three School Site Counsels.
- She has served three years on the Student Attendance Review Team (SART) and the Student Attendance Review Board (SARB).
- She has worked on numerous committees with school administrators to reduce truancy and suspensions.
- She is very active in the community and has served as Secretary, Assistant President and she is the seated President of her block club.
- In 2007, Sandra founded the “Rites of Passage” mentoring program for boys between the ages of 14 to 24.
- She has worked on Mayor Aja Brown’s Community Task Force (Compton, Ca) and continues to serve in the community in various capacities.