Blaine School District Levy Replacement (February 2012)
This measure was approved
- YES 2,970 (65.03%)
- NO 1,597 (34.97%)
This measure sought to replace the current school levy which is set to expire with one set at a rate of $1.62 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for educational maintenance and operational costs in the district.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|The Board of Directors adopted Resolution No. 11/12-01 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 maintenance and daily operations, including teachers, staff, classroom materials, and textbooks: Collection Years: 2013-2016; Approximate Levy Rate/$1,000 Assessed Value: $1.62, $1.64, $1.66, $1.68; Levy Amount: $6,100,000, $6,240,000, $6,360,000, $6,500,000. Should this proposition be approved?|
- Bellingham Herald, "$3 million bond, levy for Blaine School District before voters," February 3, 2012
- Whatcom County Elections, Current Election Results
- Whatcom County Elections, February Sample Ballot
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.