City of Clarkston Emergency Medical Services Tax (November 2009)

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A City of Clarkston Emergency Medical Services Tax proposition was on the November 3, 2009 ballot in Asotin County.

The measure was approved.[1]

  • Yes: 1,178 (76.74%)Approveda
  • No: 357 (23.26%)

The city of Clarkston will implement a $1.23 per thousand dollar property tax to fund rescue and emergency medical services in the city. The city hopes to gather $413,834 with the tax.

Ballot summary

The ballot read:

"The City Council of the City of Clarkston, Washington, adopted Resolution No 2009-11 concerning a proposition to finance emergency medical services. This proposition, if approved, would permit maintenance and operation of Rescue One Emergency Medical Services through the levy of a special excess tax for collection in 2010 of $413,834 requiring approximately $1.23 per thousand dollars of assessed value (based on 100% of true and fair value). Should this proposition be approved?"[2]