Edmonds City Street Levy Increase (November 2011)

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search

AnEdmonds City Street Levy Increase measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the city of Edmonds which is in Snohomish County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 6,178 (40.91%)
  • NO 8,925 (59.09%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to increase the current street levy to a rate of $1.82 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of three years in order to further pay for street pavement projects in the city.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Edmonds City Council has passed Ordinance No. 3849 to place before the voters property taxes to fund street pavement overlays.

To fund street pavement overlays, this proposition would authorize an increase in the regular property tax rate for collection in 2012 of 0.17256368 per $1,000 of assessed valuation, for a total regular property tax rate (if only this proposition passes) of 1.82823515 per $1,000 of assessed valuation. The 2012 levy amount would become the basis upon which levy increases would be computed for 2013 and 2014.[3]


References

  1. Snohomish County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. The Weekly Herald, "State and local measures on the Nov. 8 ballot," September 15, 2011
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.