King County Parks Property Tax Levy, Proposition 1 (August 2013)

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A King County Parks Property Tax Levy, Proposition 1 ballot question was on the August 6, 2013, election ballot in King County, which is in Washington. It was approved.

This measure authorized the County of King to impose an additional property tax levy of $0.1877 per $1,000 with annual increases for five years in order to fund the maintenance and operation of King County Parks.[1]

Election results

Proposition 1
Approveda Yes 163,085 68.93%
These results are from the King County elections office.

Text of measure

Question on the ballot:

The King County council has passed Ordinance No. 17568 concerning funding for parks, trails, recreational facilities and open space. This proposition would replace two expiring levies and fund maintenance and operations of the King County parks system; trails and open space for recreation, habitat and water quality; city parks; and zoo programs, all subject to citizen oversight. This proposition authorizes an additional property tax of $0.1877 per $1,000 of assessed value for collection in 2014 and authorizes increases by the annual percentage change in the CPI or the limitation in 84.55 RCW, whichever is greater, for five succeeding years. Should this proposition be:



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  1. 1.0 1.1 King County Voter's Guide
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.