The following is a press release from SMMUSD.

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Education of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District will conduct a public hearing on the matter of the 2023-24 Special Parcel Tax (Measure R) regarding applying a Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) adjustment.

The public hearing will be held on May 4, 2023 at 7 p.m. in the Santa Monica-Malibu District Office at 1717 4th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 and via Zoom. The link to provide public comment via Zoom may be found at the top of the agenda. Agendas may be found at

Subsequent to the public hearing on May 4, 2023 at the regularly scheduled meeting, it is the intention of the Board of Education to adopt a resolution to levy the tax at the rate of $496.00 per parcel, which includes a 5.1% CPI adjustment. The CPI-U for Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County, base year 1982-84=100, from February 2022 through February 2023, was used to calculate the adjustment. Information to apply for the Measure R Senior Exemption may be found at

The application form and supporting documentation must be completed, signed and returned by June 30, 2023. To be added to the mailing list, please email

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