Fire Protection District No. 12 Property Tax Levy, Proposition 1 (August 2013)

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A Fire Protection District No. 12 Property Tax Levy, Proposition 1 ballot question was narrowly defeated on the August 6, 2013, election ballot in Stevens County, which is in Washington.

If approved, this measure would have authorized the Fire Protection District No. 12 to restore a regular property tax levy of $1 per $1,000 of assessed valuation to fund fire and emergency medical services.[1]

A 60% majority was required for approval.[2]

Election results

Proposition 1
Defeatedd No8741.63%
Yes 122 58.37%
These results are from the Stevens County elections office.

Text of measure

Question on the ballot:

The Board of Commissioners adopted resolution No. 2013-03-01 concerning a proposition to maintain and fund operations, facilities and staffing. This proposition authorizes the District to restore its regular property tax rate at $1.00 per $1,000 of assessed value to be assessed in 2013 and collected in 2014. The funds will maintain and improve fire protection and emergency medical services. The maximum allowable levy in 2013 shall serve as the base for subsequent levy limitations as provided by chapter 84.55 RCW. Should this proposition be:



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  1. 1.0 1.1 Stevens County, August 6 election sample ballot
  2. Laws governing local ballot measures in Washington#Other taxing districts
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.