Gold Bar City Levy Increase (November 2012)

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A Gold Bar City Levy Increase measure was on the November 6, 2012 ballot in the city of Gold Bar, which is in Snohomish County.

This measure seeks to increase the current city property tax by a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value in order to help pay for legal fees associated with public record requests.[1][2]

Election results

Gold Bar City Prop. 1
Defeatedd No32058.82%
Yes 224 41.18%

Election results from Snohomish County, Current Election Results.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

This proposition of the City of Gold Bar concerns an excess property tax levy for litigation expenses in addition to the regular property tax levy. This proposition would authorize the City to levy the sum of $113,000 (approximately $1.00 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for collection in the year 2013 for City litigation expenses, as provided in Resolution No. 12-17.

Should this proposition be approved?[2][3]

See also


  1. The Herald, "Gold Bar to stay a city, put tax hike on ballot," July 18, 2012
  2. 2.0 2.1 Snohomish County, Voter Guide (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.