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Indian River County School Levy Replacement (August 2012)

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An Indian River County School Levy Replacement measure was on the August 14, 2012 ballot in Indian River County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 17,708 (65.5%)Approveda
  • NO 9,329 (34.5%)[1]

This measure sought to replace an expiring bond repayment with a levy set at a rate of $.60 per $1,000 of assessed value. This levy will be in addition to the current school property tax in the county and will go towards funding school services and operations.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Shall the School District 0.60 ad valorem millage be continued for essential operating needs such as teachers, instructional materials, and technology in order to provide all students with high quality educational opportunities beginning July 1, 2013, and ending four (4) fiscal years later on June 30, 2017, with annual reporting to the citizenry?[3]

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