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Garfield School District 302 Tax Levy Replacement Propositions, 2 (February 2013)

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Two Garfield School District 302 Tax Levy Replacement propositions were approved on the February 12, 2013 election ballot in Whitman County, which is in Washington.

The first proposition authorized the Garfield School District to impose a two-year replacement property tax levy of $235,000 and $240,000 respectively in order to fund general maintenance and operations of the District. The estimated rate for this tax is 3.77 mills ($3.85 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for the first year and 3.85 mills ($3.85 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for the second year.

The second proposition authorized the Garfield School District to impose a replacement property tax levy of $25,000 per year for two years in order to fund the Capital Projects Fund of the District. The estimated annual rate for this tax is 0.40 mill ($0.40 per $1,000 of assessed valuation).[1]

Election results

The first proposition:

Whitman County

Garfield School District Tax Prop. 1
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 207 81.18%
No4818.82%

The second proposition:

Whitman County

Garfield School District Tax Prop. 2
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 203 80.24%
No5019.76%

Election results from Whitman County Election Results Report.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot for the first prop.:

The Board of Directors of Garfield School District No. 302 adopted Resolution No. 160, concerning a proposition to finance maintenance and operation expenses. This proposition would authorize the District to levy the following excess taxes, in place of an expiring levy, upon all taxable property within the District, for support of the District’s General Fund educational maintenance and operation expenses: Approximately Levy Collection Year(s) Rate/$1,000 Assessed Valuation Levy Amount 2014 $3.77 $235,000 2015 $3.85 $240,000 all as provided in Resolution No. 160. Should this proposition be approved?[1][2]
Collection Year: Approx. rate/$1,000 value Levy Amount
2014 $3.77 $235,000
2015 $3.85 $240,000
[3]

Language on the ballot for the second prop.:

The Board of Directors of Garfield School District No. 302 adopted Resolution No. 161, concerning a proposition to finance repairs and maintenance to the existing facility. This proposition would authorize the District to levy the following excess taxes, in place of an expiring levy, upon all taxable property within the District, for support of the District’s Capital Projects Fund. Approximately Levy Collection Year(s) Rate/$1,000 Assessed Valuation Levy Amount 2014 $0.40 $25,000 2015 $0.40 $25,000 all as provided in Resolution No. 161. Should this proposition be approved?[1][2]
Collection Year: Approx. rate/$1,000 value Levy Amount
2014 $0.40 $25,000
2015 $0.40 $25,000
[3]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Whitman County Washington February 12, 2013 online voter guide
  2. 2.0 2.1 Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  3. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named Wash