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Peninsula School District Levy Addition (February 2012)

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A Peninsula School District Levy Addition measure was on the February 14, 2012 ballot in the Peninsula school district area which is in Pierce County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 11,365 (58.01%)Approveda
  • NO 8,225 (41.99%)[1]

This measure sought to add to the current school levy by a rate of $2.14 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for general education programs and operational costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

The Board of Directors of Peninsula School District No. 401 adopted Resolution No. 11-08 concerning education funding. If approved, Proposition No. 1 would authorize the District to levy the following excess taxes, on all taxable property within the District, to support the District's educational programs and operations: Collection Year: 2013-2016; Approximate Levy Rate Per $1000 of Assessed Value: $2.14, $2.27, $2.38, $2.34; Levy Amount: $19,959,160, $21,140,463, $22,569,083, $23,321,982. All as provided in Resolution No. 11-08. Should Proposition No. 1 be approved?

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