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Blaine School District Levy Replacement (February 2012)

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A Blaine School District Levy Replacement measure was on the February 14, 2012 ballot in the Blaine school district area which is in Whatcom County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 2,970 (65.03%)Approveda
  • NO 1,597 (34.97%)[1]

This measure sought to replace the current school levy which is set to expire with one set at a rate of $1.62 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for educational maintenance and operational costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

The Board of Directors adopted Resolution No. 11/12-01 concerning educational funding. This proposition authorizes the District to levy the following excess taxes, to replace an expiring levy, on all taxable property within the District, to support the District’s educational maintenance and daily operations, including teachers, staff, classroom materials, and textbooks: Collection Years: 2013-2016; Approximate Levy Rate/$1,000 Assessed Value: $1.62, $1.64, $1.66, $1.68; Levy Amount: $6,100,000, $6,240,000, $6,360,000, $6,500,000. Should this proposition be approved?

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