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Moses Lake School District Levy Replacement (February 2012)

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A Moses Lake School District Levy Replacement measure was on the February 14, 2012 ballot in the Moses Lake school district area which is in Grant County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 4,186 (56.27%)Approveda
  • NO 3,253 (43.74%)[1]

This measure sought to replace the current school levy which is set to expire with one set at a rate of $3.45 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further three years in order to continue to pay for general maintenance and operational costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

The Board of Directors of Moses Lake School District No. 161 adopted Resolution No. 2011-9, concerning a proposition to finance maintenance and operations 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, on all taxable property within the District, for essential maintenance and operations expense not funded by the State, including educational programs, student services and operations: Collection Year: 2013-2015; Approximate Levy Rate per $1000 Assessed Value: $3.45, $3.51, $3.59; Levy Amount: $15,166,457, $15,916,310, $16,747,864. All as provided in Resolution No. 2011-9. Should this proposition be approved?

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