Castle Rock City Library Levy Increase (August 2011)

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A Castle Rock City Library Levy Increase measure was on the August 16, 2011 ballot in the city of Castle Rock, which is in Cowlitz County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 191 (55.04%)Approveda
  • NO 156 (44.96%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the library levy by a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of one year in order to help pay for operational costs of the library in the city.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the City of Castle Rock, Washington, be authorized to levy an excess property tax in the year 2011 for collection in 2012 of $0.50 per $1,000 of full assessed value for a total assessment of $56,079 for the purpose of providing public library services to the citizens of Castle Rock?[3]


  1. Cowlitz County Elections, August Election Results (dead link)
  2. Cowlitz County Elections, August Sample Ballot (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.