Grays Harbor Fire District 5 Levy Addition (August 2012)

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A Grays Harbor Fire District 5 Levy Addition measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the Fire district 5 area, which is in Grays Harbor County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 293 (41.33%)
  • NO 416 (58.67%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to add to the current district levy by a rate of $1.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of six years in order to further pay for fire protection and emergency services in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Commissioners of Grays Harbor County Fire Protection District No. 5 adopted Resolution No. 12-04 concerning a proposition to ensure continued delivery of fire protection and emergency medical services to citizens and residents. This measure would authorize the District to exceed the one percent limitation on annual increases in property tax revenues for a six year period by setting the regular property tax levy rate to $1.50 per $1,000.00 of assessed valuation for collection in 2013 and providing an annual increase for each of the five succeeding years to maintain said rate of $1.50 per $1,000.00 of assessed valuation 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.