Clatskanie School District Levy Increase (May 2011)

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A Clatskanie School District Levy Increase measure was on the May 17, 2011 ballot in the Clatskanie school district area which is in Clatsop and Columbia Counties.

This measure was defeated in both counties.
Clatsop

  • YES 59 (41.26%)
  • NO 84 (58.74%)Defeatedd[1]

Columbia

  • YES 422 (32.87%)
  • NO 862 (67.13%)Defeatedd[2]

This measure would have allowed the school district to levy up to $5 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to help pay for current school programs as well as pay for staff in the district.[3]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Question: Shall the District levy $1,080,000 for operations each year for five years beginning 2011-2012? This measure may cause property taxes to increase more than three percent.

Summary: This measure would authorize Clatskanie School District 6J, Columbia and Clatsop Counties, Oregon, to levy a temporary property tax of $1,080,000 each year for five years. The taxes would be used to help retain most current programs and services for students. Without additional revenue, the district would reduce staff and services.[4]

References

  1. Clatsop County Elections, May Election Results
  2. Columbia County Elections, Current Election Results
  3. Clatsop County Elections, Current Elections
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.