Prosser School District Levy Replacement (February 2012)

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A Prosser School District Levy Replacement measure was on the February 14, 2012 ballot in the Prosser school district area which is in Benton and Klickitat Counties.

The measure was approved

  • YES 1,808 (72.84%)Approveda
  • NO 674 (27.16%)[1]

This measure sought to replace the current school levy with one set at a rate of $3.39 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of two years in order to pay for maintenance and operational costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Directors of Prosser Consolidated School District No. 116-219 adopted Resolution No. 08-11, concerning a proposition to finance maintenance and operation expenses. This proposition would authorize the District to meet the educational needs of its students by levying the following excess taxes, in place of an expiring levy, on all taxable property within the District, for support of the District's General Fund educational maintenance and operation expenses.[3]


  1. Benton County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Benton County Elections, February Sample Ballot (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.