Eatonville School District Levy Replacement (April 2012)
This measure was approved
- YES 1,481 (52.37%)
- NO 1,347 (47.63%)
This measure sought to replace the current school levy which is set to expire with one set at a rate of $3.65 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of two years in order to continue to pay for education programs and operational costs in the district.
The News Tribune had given its endorsement to this measure noting that the money was needed to ensure that teachers remain and that school programs continue at their current level for students.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|The Board of Directors of Eatonville School District No. 404 adopted Resolution No. 601 concerning a proposition to partially fund the District’s educational programs. If approved, Proposition No. 1 would authorize the District to levy the following excess taxes, in place of an expiring levy, on all taxable property within the District, to pay a portion of the District’s educational program and operations expenses: Collection Year: 2013-2014; Approximate Levy rate Per $1,000 of Assessed Value: $3.65; Levy Amount: $4,541,940. All as provided in Resolution No. 601. Should Proposition No. 1 be approved?|
- Lewis County Elections, Current Election Results (dead link)
- Lewis County elections, Online Voters Guide (dead link)
- The News Tribune, "Vote yes on 3 out of 4 measures on the April 17 ballot," April 9, 2012
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.