Skamania County Fire District 5 Levy Increase (November 2011)
This measure was approved
- YES 163 (61.51%)
- NO 102 (38.49%)
This measure sought to increase the current district levy to a rate of $.90 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a continuing period of time in order to further fund maintenance and operational costs of the district as well as replace equipment as needed.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|The Skamania County Fire District No. 5 Board of FIre Commissioners adopted Resolution 2011-02 to recommend increasing the District's property tax levy. This proposition would allow Fire District No. 5 to increase its expense levy to $0.90 per thousand dollars of assessed value (current level of $0.66) for each collection beginning in 2012. Levy increases in subsequent years would be subject to limitations under RCW 84.55. Funds would support equipment replacement, maintenance and operations.|