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Deer Park School District Levy Replacement (February 2012)

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A Deer Park School District Levy Replacement measure was on the February 14, 2012 ballot in the Deer Park school district area which is in Pend Oreille, Stevens and Spokane Counties.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 1,559 (49.12%)
  • NO 1,615 (50.88%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to replace the current school levy which is set to expire with one set at a rate of $2.59 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further three years in order to continue to pay for general fund maintenance and operational costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Directors of Deer Park School District No. 414-200-61 adopted Resolution No. 3-2011-12, concerning a proposition to finance maintenance and operation expenses. This proposition would authorize the District to meet the educational needs of its students by levying the following excess taxes, in place of an expiring levy, on all taxable property within the District, for support of the District's General Fund educational maintenance and operation expenses: Collection Year: 2013-2015; Approximate Levy Rate per $1000 Assessed Value: $2.59; Levy Amount: $1,962,665, $2,001,915, $2,041,953. All as provided in Resolution No. 3-2011-12. Should this proposition be approved?[3][4]


  1. Spokane County Elections, Current Election Results (dead link)
  2. Spokane County Elections, Deer Park Resolution (dead link)
  3. Stevens County Elections, Online Voters Guide (dead link)
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.