Ocean Shores Emergency Services Levy Increase (April 2010)

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An Ocean Shores Emergency Services Levy Increase measure was on the April 27, 2010 ballot in the city of Ocean Shores, which is in Grays Harbor County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 1,036 (51.41%)Approveda
  • NO 979 (48.59%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the local property tax by $.35, leading to a total tax of $2.09, to help pay for emergency medical services offered by the city.

Text of Measure

The text of the measure reads as follows:

City of Ocean Shores

Levy to Support Emergency Medical Services
Proposition No. 1
The City Council of the City of Ocean Shores adopted Resolution No. 630 concerning property taxes to support emergency medical services. This proposition will permit the City to increase the current regular property tax levy by $0.35, resulting in a regular property tax levy of $2.09/$1,000 of assessed valuation for collection beginning in 2011, and to use this levy to compute the levy for collection in 2012 (with a limit factor of 101% for such year), as allowed by RCW 84.55.050, to provide $0.35/$1,000 annually only for EMS special revenue fund 104. Should this proposition be:

Approved Rejected[2]

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