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Black Diamond City Public Safety Levy (April 2010)

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A Black Diamond City Public Safety Levy measure was on the April 27, 2010 ballot in the city of Black Diamond, which is in King County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 597 (54.87%)Approveda
  • NO 491 (45.13%)[1]

This measure sought to implement a levy of $2.57 per $1,000 of assessed property value in order to help pay for public safety services offered in the city.

Text of Measure

The text of the measure reads as follows:

Proposition No. 1

Public Safety Levy
The City Council has adopted Ordinance No. 10-936 concerning this proposition to fund police, fire and emergency services. If approved, this proposition shall authorize a regular property tax rate of $2.57 per $1,000 of assessed value for collection in 2011 to fund public safety services including police, fire and emergency services. The 2011 levy amount shall be used to calculate subsequent levy limitations in succeeding years. Should this proposition be: