Grays Harbor Fire District 3 Levy Increase (August 2012)

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A Grays Harbor Fire District 3 Levy Increase measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the Fire district 3 area, which is in Grays Harbor County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 70 (62.5%)Approveda
  • NO 42 (37.5%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current district levy by a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of five years in order to further pay for maintenance and operational costs of facilities use by the fire department in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Commissioners of Grays Harbor County Fire Protection District No. 3 adopted Resolution No. 2012-2 concerning a proposition to finance maintenance, operations and capital facilities. This measure would restore the District's 2012 regular property tax levy to $1.00 per $1,000.00 of assessed valuation for collection in 2013 and would authorize setting a 101% limit factor for each of the five succeeding years and provide that the maximum allowable levy in 2017 shall be used to determine future increases as allowed by Chapter 84.55 RCW.[3]


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