Albany City Levy Increase (May 2012)

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An Albany City Levy Increase measure was on the May 15, 2012 ballot in the city of Albany which is in Benton County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 940 (52.9%)Approveda
  • NO 837 (47.1%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current property tax by a rate of $1.15 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of five years in order to help pay for ambulance, police and fire operational costs in the city.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Albany tax $1.15/$1,000.00 assessed value for Ambulance, Fire, and Police operations for 5 years starting Fiscal Year 2013-14? This measure may cause property taxes to increase more than three percent.[3]


  1. Benton County Elections, Current Election Results (dead link)
  2. Benton County Elections, Albany City Measure
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.