Edmonds School District Levy Replacement (February 2012)

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AnEdmonds School District Levy Replacement measure was on the February 14, 2012 ballot in the Edmonds school district area which is in Snohomish County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 17,041 (63%)Approveda
  • NO 10,009 (37%)[1]

This measure sought to replace an expiring school levy with one set at a rate of $.44 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of four years which will pay for technology and capital improvements in the district. Updating technology, repairing roofs on buildings and making safety improvements throughout the district are included as projects.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Directors of Edmonds School District No. 15, serving the communities of Brier, Edmonds, Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace and Woodway, adopted Resolution No. 11-36, concerning a proposition to finance technology and safety and building improvements. This proposition would authorize the District to replace an expiring levy by levying the following excess taxes upon the taxable property within the District for support of the District’s Capital Projects Fund for such purposes: Collection Year: 2013-2016; Approximate Levy Rate/$1,000 Assessed Value: $.44, $.43; Levy Amount: $7,750,000, $7,750,000, $7,900,000, $8,000,000. All as provided in Resolution No. 11-36. Should this proposition be approved?[3][4]

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