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Conway School District Levy Measures, 2 (February 2012)

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Two Conway School District Levy Measures were on the February 14, 2012 ballot in the Conway school district area which is in Skagit County.

Both measures were approved

The first measure sought to replace the current school operations levy which is set to expire with one set at a rate of $3.05 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further two years in order to continue to pay for educational programs and operational costs in the district.

  • YES 471 (61.01%)Approveda
  • NO 301 (38.99%)

The second measure sought to add to the current school technology levy by a rate of $.23 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of two years in order to pay for technology and equipment upgrades and training in the district.[1]

  • YES 468 (61.18%)Approveda
  • NO 297 (38.82%)[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Proposition 1: The Board of Directors adopted Resolution #8-2011 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 programs and operations: Collection Years: 2013-2014; Approximate Levy Rate/$1,000 Assessed Value: $3.05, $3.11; Levy Amount: $1,300,000, $1,325,000. Should this proposition be approved?

Proposition 2: The Board of Directors of Conway School District No. 317 adopted Resolution #8-2011 concerning a technology building improvement and modernization levy. The proposition authorizes the acquisition and modernization of technology systems for the operations and instruction and renovation and replacement of facilities and systems where periodical repairs are no longer economical or extend the useful life of the facility or system beyond its original planned useful life; and authorizes the following excess levies for such purposes on all taxable property within the District: Collection Years: 2013-2014; Approximate Levy Rate/$1,000 Assessed Value: $.23; Levy Amount: $100,000. All as provided in District resolution #8-2011. Should this proposition be approved?

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