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Northwest Park District Levy Implementation (November 2011)

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A Northwest Park District Levy Implementation measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the Northwest park district area which is in Whatcom County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 2,621 (56.73%)Approveda
  • NO 1,999 (43.27%)[1]

This measure sought to implement a park levy which would be set at a rate of $.10 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of six years in order to further pay for operational, maintenance and staffing costs in the park district area.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Commissioners of Northwest Park and Recreation District No. 2 adopted Resolution No. 2011-01 concerning a proposition to impose a property tax levy of $0.10 per $1,000.00 of assessed valuation for a six (6) year period (2012-2017) to fund staffing, operations, maintenance and capital improvements in order to provide programs, an activity center and park and recreational improvements for people of all ages in the greater Blaine-Birch Bay area.[3]


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