Grant County Fire District 10 & 11 Levy Measures, 2 (August 2011)

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Two Grant County Fire District 10 & 11 Levy Measures was on the August 16, 2011 ballot in Fire Districts 10 and 11 which are in Grant County.

Both measures were approved

The first measure sought to restore the previous fire protection levy which would be set at a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to help pay for maintenance and operational costs of the fire districts.

  • YES 238 (70.83%)Approveda
  • NO 98 (29.17%)

The second measure sought to impose an additional property tax in the two districts at a rate of $.25 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of six years in order to further pay for emergency medical services offered in the districts.[1]

  • YES 275 (81.6%)Approveda
  • NO 62 (18.4%)[2]

Text of measure

Question 1

The question on the ballot:

Grant County Fire Protection District No. 10 Board of Commissioners adopted Resolution No. 2011-05 to support continued finances of maintenance, operations and capital facilities. This measure restores the District’s 2011 regular property tax levy of $1.00 per $1000.00 of assessed valuation which is an increase of 13.664 cents over the District’s current levy, for collection in 2012, changes the limit factor from 101% to 106% for each of the five succeeding years and provides that the maximum allowable levy in 2016 shall be used to determine future increases as allowed by Chapter 84.55 RCW.[3]

Question 2

The question on the ballot:

Shall Grant County Fire Protection District No. 10 be re-authorized to impose a regular property tax levy of $.25 or less per thousand dollars of assessed valuation on all taxable property within the District, for a period of six consecutive years beginning in 2011 for collection in 2012, for the continued support of the District’s provision of emergency medical care and emergency medial services.[3]

References

  1. Grant County Elections, Online Voter's Guide
  2. Grant County Elections, August Election Results
  3. 3.0 3.1 Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.