Riverside School District Levy Replacement (April 2012)

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A Riverside School District Levy Replacement measure was on the April 17, 2012 ballot in the Riverside school district area which is in Pend Oreille and Spokane Counties.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 1,770 (47.92%)
  • NO 1,924 (52.08%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to replace the current levy with one set at a rate of $3.42 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of three years in order to help pay for school programs and operational costs in the district. This will be the second attempt to pass this levy.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Directors of Riverside School District No. 416-62 adopted Resolution No. 02-12-01, concerning a proposition to support educational programs and operation expenses. This proposition would authorize the District to levy the following excess taxes, in place of an expiring levy, upon all taxable property within the District, for support of the District’s General Fund educational programs and operation expenses: Collection Years: 2013-2015; Approximate Levy Rate/$1,000 Assessed Value: $3.42; Levy Amount: $2,855,000, $2,883,000; $2,911,000. All as provided in Resolution No. 2-12-01. Should this proposition be approved?[3][4]


  1. Pend Oreille County Elections, Current Election Results (dead link)
  2. Riverside School District, Levy Information Brochure (dead link)
  3. Spokane County Elections, April Sample Ballot
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.