Mason County Fire District 4 Levy Increase (August 2011)

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A Mason County Fire District 4 Levy Increase measure was on the August 16, 2011 ballot in the fire district 4 area of Mason County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 873 (52.97%)Approveda
  • NO 775 (47.03%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current district levy to a rate of $1.10 per $1,000 of assessed property value for an ongoing mount of time in order to help pay for maintenance and operational costs of the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Commissioners for Mason County Fire Protection District No. 4 adopted Resolution No. 155, concerning a proposition to finance maintenance and operations expenses. This proposition would authorize the maintenance of emergency medical and fire suppression equipment, facilities and programs, replace vehicles, and recruit additional personnel. This proposition would increase the District’s regular property tax levy to an amount not to exceed $1.10 per $1000.00 of assessed valuation beginning in 2011 for collection in 2012. The dollar amount for the 2011 levy shall serve as the base for computing the limitations for subsequent levies as provided by RCW 84.55.[3]


  1. Mason County Elections, August Election Results
  2. Mason County Elections, Online Voter's Guide (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.