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Auburn School District Levy Replacement (February 2012)

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An Auburn School District Levy Replacement measure was on the February 14, 2012 ballot in the Auburn school district area which is in King and Pierce Counties.

This measure was approved

  • YES 6,639 (58.95%)Approveda
  • NO 4,661 (41.05%)[1]

This measure sought to replace the current school levy which is set to expire with one set at a rate of $4.05 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for educational programs and operational costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Directors of Auburn School District No. 408 adopted Resolution No. 1145 concerning educational funding. This proposition authorizes the District to levy the following excess taxes, to replace an expiring levy, on all taxable property within the District, to support the District's educational program and operations: Collection Year: 2013-2016; Approximate Levy Rate Per $1000 of Assessed Value: $4.05, $4.16, $4.31, $4.45; Levy Amount: $33,600,000, $35,600,000, $37,600,000, $39,600,000. Should this Proposition be approved?[3]

Additional reading


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