Whitman County Fire District 5 Levy Addition (August 2011)

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A Whitman County Fire District 5 Levy Addition measure was on the August 16, 2011 ballot in the fire district 5 area of Whitman County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 34 (91.89%)Approveda
  • NO 3 (8.11%)[1]

This measure sought to add a maintenance levy at a rate of $.34 per $1,000 of assessed property value for two years in order to help pay for maintenance and operational costs of the fire district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

A two year levy: The Commissioners of Whitman County Fire District #5, adopted Resolution # 2011-12, concerning a proposition to finance maintenance and operation expenses. This proposition would authorize the district to levy the following excess taxes, upon all taxable property within the district, for support of the district’s General Fund fire protection maintenance and operation expenses: Approximate Levy Rate /$1000 Collection Year Assessed Value Levy Amount 2012 $.34 $10,000 2013 $.34 $10,000 Should this proposition be approved?[3]


  1. Whitman County Elections, August Election Results (dead link)
  2. Whitman County Elections, Online Voter's Guide
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.