Harrisburg School District Levy Increase (May 2011)

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A Harrisburg School District Levy Increase measure was on the May 17, 2011 ballot in the Harrisburg school district which is in Benton, Lane and Linn Counties.

This measure was defeated in all three counties.
Benton

  • YES 1 (80%)
  • NO 4 (20%)Defeatedd[1]

Lane

  • YES 17 (24.29%)
  • NO 53 (75.71%)Defeatedd[2]

Linn

  • YES 325 (32.15%)
  • NO 679 (67.15%)Defeatedd[3]

This measure sought to increase the current school levy by a rate of $.90 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of two years in order to help pay for general operational costs of the district.[4]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Harrisburg School District levy $.90 per $1,000 of assessed value for general operations for two years beginning in 2011-2012? This measure may cause property taxes to increase more than three percent.[5]

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