Methow Valley School District Levy Replacements, 2 (April 2012)

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Two Methow Valley School District Levy Replacement measures were on the April 17, 2012 ballot in the Methow Valley school district area which is in Okanogan County.

Both measures were approved

The first measure sought to replace the current maintenance levy with one set at a rate of $1.31 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for maintenance and operational costs in the district.

  • YES 1,227 (72.13%)Approveda
  • NO 474 (27.87%)

The second measure sought to replace the current technology levy with one set at a rate of $.23 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to further pay for technology improvement costs in the district.[1]

  • YES 1,174 (67.23%)Approveda
  • NO 559 (32.77%)[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Proposition 1: The Board of Directors of Methow Valley School District No. 350 adopted Resolution No. 02-02-12, concerning a proposition to finance maintenance and operation expenses. This proposition would authorize the District to meet the educational needs of its students by levying the following excess taxes, in place of an expiring levy, upon all taxable property within the District, for support of the District’s General Fund educational maintenance and operation expenses: Collection Year: 2013-2016; Approximate Levy Rate/$1,000 Assessed Value: $1.31, $1.33, $1.35, $1.37; Levy Amount: $1,600,000, $1,650,000, $1,700,000, $1,750,000. All as provided in Resolution No. 02-02-12. Should this proposition be approved?

Proposition 2: The Board of Directors of Methow Valley School District No. 350 adopted Resolution No. 02-03-12, concerning a proposition to finance educational technology improvements. This proposition would authorize the District to acquire and install educational technology equipment and infrastructure and upgrade computers and telecommunication systems all to improve student access to technology, and provide related staff training; and levy the following excess taxes, upon all taxable property within the District: Collection Year: 2013-2016; Approximate Levy Rate/$1,000 Assessed Value: $.23; Levy Amount: $275,000. All as provided in Resolution No. 02-03-12. Should this proposition be approved?[3]

References

  1. Okanogan County Elections, Online Voters Guide (dead link)
  2. Okanogan County Elections, Current Election Results
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.