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Grays Harbor County Fire District 2 Levy Increase (August 2011)

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A Grays Harbor County Fire District 2 Levy Increase measure was on the August 16, 2011 ballot in the fire district 2 area of Grays Harbor County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 942 (62.55%)Approveda
  • NO 564 (37.54%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current medical services levy to a rate of $1.36 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to pay for maintennce and operational costs of facilities in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Commissioners of Grays Harbor County Fire Protection District No. 2 adopted Resolution No. 2011-05 concerning a proposition to finance maintenance, operations and capital facilities. This measure would ensure the continued delivery of fire protection and emergency medical services by restoring the 2011 property tax levy to $1.36 per $1,000.00 of assessed valuation for collection in 2012 and authorizing a limit factor of 106% of each of the five succeeding years (but not to exceed a levy rate of $1.36). The maximum allowable levy in 2016 shall be used to determine future increases as allowed by Chapter 84.55 RCW.[3]


  1. Grays Harbor County Elections, August Election Results (dead link)
  2. Grays Harbor County Elections, August Sample Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.