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Pierce County Fire Protection District No. 3 (West Pierce Fire & Rescue) Property Tax Levy, Proposition 1 (August 2013)

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A Pierce County Fire Protection District No. 3 (West Pierce Fire & Rescue) Property Tax Levy, Proposition 1 ballot question was on the August 6, 2013, election ballot in the Fire District No. 3 of Pierce County, which is in Washington. It was approved.

This measure authorized the Pierce County Fire Protection District No. 3 to impose a property tax levy as outlined below in the Text of measure section for two years.[1]

Election results

Proposition 1
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 7,566 68.54%
No3,47331.46%
These results are from the Pierce County elections office.

Text of measure

Question on the ballot:

The Board of Fire Commissioners of Pierce County Fire Protection District No. 3 (West Pierce Fire & Rescue) adopted Resolution No. 050113-004 concerning a proposition to finance maintenance and operation expenses. If approved, Proposition No. 1 will authorize the District to levy, without regard to the dollar rate and percentage limitations imposed by Ch. 84.52 RCW, a property tax upon all taxable property within the District of approximately:[2]
Collection Year: Approx. Rate/$1,000 value: Levy Amount:
2014 $1.60 $11,174,138
2015 $1.60 $11,174,138

to be used for maintenance and operations and to maintain the current level of fire and emergency medical services, all as provided in Resolution No. 050113-004. Should Proposition No. 1 be approved?[1]

Support

For the official argument in favor of this measure see the Pierce County Voter's Guide.

Opposition

No arguments in opposition to this measure were submitted for inclusion in the Voter's Guide. If you have an argument you would like to see posted here email it to Ballotpedia.

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Pierce County Voter's Guide
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.