Ellensburg School District Levy Replacement (February 2012)

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AnEllensburg School District Levy Replacement measure was on the February 14, 2012 ballot in the Ellensburg school district area which is in Kittitas County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 3,006 (62.64%)Approveda
  • NO 1,793 (37.36%)[1]

This measure sought to replace the current school levy which is set to expire with one set at a rate of $2.79 per $1,000 of assessed propety value for a further two years in order to continue to pay for general fund educational programs, maintenance and operational costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Directors of Ellensburg School District No. 401 adopted Resolution No. 05-12-11, concerning a proposition to finance educational programs, maintenance and operation expenses. This proposition would authorize the District to meet the educational needs of its students by levying the following excess taxes, in place of an expiring levy, on all taxable property within the District, for support of the District's General Fund education programs, maintenance and operation expenses: Collection Years: 2013-2014; Approximate Levy Rate/$1,000 Assessed Value: $2.79, $2.87; Levy Amount: $6,115,031, $6,432,331. All as provided in Resolution No. 05/12/11. Should this proposition be approved?[3]


  1. Kittitas County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Kittitas County Elections, Online Voter's Guide (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.