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Granite Falls School District Levy Replacements, 2 (February 2012)

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Two Granite Falls School District Levy Replacement measures were on the February 14, 2012 ballot in the Granite Falls school district area which is in Snohomish County.

Both measures were approved

The first measure sought to replace an expiring school levy with one set at a rate of $3.32 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of two years which will pay for programs and operational costs in the district.

  • YES 1,586 (60.65%)Approveda
  • NO 1,029 (39.35%)

The second measure sought to replace an expiring school levy with one set at a rate of $.48 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of two years which will pay for technology upgrades and capital improvement projects in the district.[1]

  • YES 1,605 (61.42%)Approveda
  • NO 1,008 (38.58%)[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Proposition 1: The Board of Directors of Granite Falls School District No. 332 adopted Resolution No. 11/12-03, concerning a proposition to finance programs and daily operations. This proposition would authorize the District to support programs and daily operations (such as textbooks, supplies, library books, utilities, transportation and athletics) by levying the following excess taxes, to replace an expiring levy, upon all taxable property within the District: Collection Year: 2013-2014; Approximate Levy Rate/$1,000 Assessed Value: $3.32; Levy Amount: $4,449,366. All as provided in Resolution No. 11-12/03. Should this proposition be approved?

Proposition 2: The Board of Directors of Granite Falls School District No. 332 adopted Resolution No. 11/12-04, concerning a proposition to finance technology and school improvements. This proposition would authorize the District to acquire computers and other technology equipment for student learning, and make safety, energy efficiency and other capital improvements to school facilities and acquire major equipment, and levy the following excess taxes, to replace an expiring levy, upon all taxable property within the District: Collection Year: 2013-2014; Approximate Levy Rate/$1,000 Assessed Value: $.48; Levy Amount: $642,151. All as provided in Resolution No. 11-12/04. Should this proposition be approved?[3][4]

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