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Meridian School District Levy Replacement (February 2012)

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A Meridian School District Levy Replacement measure was on the February 14, 2012 ballot in the Meridian school district area which is in Whatcom County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 1,701 (60.04%)Approveda
  • NO 1,132 (39.96%)[1]

This measure sought to replace the current school levy which is set to expire with one set at a rate of $3.82 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for educational maintenance and operational costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Directors of Meridian School District No. 505 adopted Resolution #31-11, concerning educational funding. This proposition authorizes the District to levy the following excess taxes, to replace an expiring levy and previously available state funding, on all taxable property within the District, to support the District’s educational maintenance and operations: Collection Years: 2013-2016; Approximate Levy Rate/$1,000 Assessed Value: $3.82, $3.92, $4.02, $4.13; Levy Amount: $3,740,000, $3,840,000, $3,940,000, $4,040,000. Should this proposition be approved?[3]


  1. Whatcom County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Whatcom County Elections, February Sample Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.