Orcas Island School District Levy Replacement (February 2012)

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An Orcas Island School District Levy Replacement measure was on the February 14, 2012 ballot in the Orcas Island school district area which is in San Juan County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 1,448 (66.64%)Approveda
  • NO 725 (33.36%)[1]

This measure sought to replace the current school levy with one set at a rate of $.54 for a period of four years in order to further pay for maintenance and operational costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Directors adopted Resolution #2011-16 concerning educational funding. This proposition authorizes the District to levy the following excess taxes, to replace an expiring levy, 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: $.54, $.52; Levy Amount: $1,880,000, $1,990,000. Should this proposition be approved?[3]

References

  1. San Juan County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. San Juan 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.