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Kirkland City Street Levy Increase (November 2012)

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A Kirkland City Street Levy Increase measure was on the November 6, 2012 ballot in the city of Kirkland, which is in King County, where it was approved.

This measure sought to increase the current city levy by a rate of $.20 per $1,000 of assessed value for an ongoing amount of time in order to further pay for street maintenance costs and well as improving pedestrian safety along roads in the city.[1][2]

Election results

Kirkland City Prop 1
Approveda Yes 16,780 54.99%

Election results from King County, Current Election Results.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

The Kirkland City Council adopted Ordinance No. 4364 concerning a proposition for a street improvement levy rate increase. To fund street maintenance and safety improvements for neighborhood streets and arterials, including resurfacing, pothole repair, pedestrian safety improvements, traffic calming projects, school walk routes, sidewalks and crosswalks, the City’s regular property tax levy shall be increased permanently by $.204 per $1,000 of assessed value for collection beginning in 2013 and such amount shall be used for the purpose of computing the limitations for subsequent levies provided under RCW ch. 84.55. Should this proposition be:



See also


  1. Kirkland Reporter, "Kirkland Council moves forward with street, parks measures for November ballot," July 5, 2012
  2. 2.0 2.1 King County Elections, List of Propositions
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.