Pacific City Street Levy Increase (November 2011)

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A Pacific City Street Levy Increase measure as on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the city of Pacific which is in King and Pierce Counties.

This measure was defeated
King

  • YES 252 (24.56%)
  • NO 774 (75.44%)Defeatedd[1]

Pierce

  • YES 5 (21.74%)
  • NO 18 (78.26%)Defeatedd[2]

This measure sought to increase the current street levy by a rate of $1.66 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to help pay for purchasing road repair and maintenance materials for the city.[3]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The City Council of the City of Pacific, adopted Resolution No. 1076 concerning a property tax levy increase for street improvements. If approved, this proposition would (1) increase the regular property tax levy above the increase allowed under Ch. 84.55 RCW, to a total rate of $1.66396 / $1,000 assessed value for collection in 2012; (2) increase the 2012-2017 maximum permitted levy amounts by inflation (measured by CPI); and (3) dedicate the increase to purchasing street repair and improvement materials. This measure expires after 2017.[4]

References

  1. King County Elections, Unofficial November Election Results
  2. Pierce County Elections, Current Election Results
  3. Pacific County Elections, Pacific City Proposition
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.