Cowlitz County Emergency Medical Services Levy Increase (August 2011)

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A Cowlitz County Emergency Medical Services Levy Increase measure was on the August 16, 2011 ballot in Cowlitz County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 232 (82.86%)Approveda
  • NO 48 (17.14%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current emergency medical services levy to a rate of $1.10 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of three years in order to help pay for maintenance an operational costs of the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of County Commissioners of Cowlitz County, as governing body for Cowlitz County Emergency Medical Service District No. 1, adopted Resolution No. 2011-01 referring to the voters a proposition to authorize a one-year excess levy to be made in 2011 for collection in 2012 in the total amount of $192,017, at an approximate rate of $1.10 per $1000 of assessed valuation, with the proceeds of such excess levy to be used for maintenance, operations and staff salaries for the North Country Emergency Medical Service for an estimated three (3) year period.[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.