North Thurston School District Levy Replacement (February 2012)

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

This measure was approved

  • YES 12,271 (59.2%)Approveda
  • NO 8,458 (40.8%)[1]

This measure sought to replace the current school levy which is set to expire with one set at a rate of $3.50 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for general fund maintenance and operational costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Directors of North Thurston Public Schools adopted Resolution No. 843 concerning a proposition to levy property taxes. Upon the expiration of the current maintenance and operation levy, the proposition would authorize the following taxes in excess of all regular property tax levies, upon all taxable property within the District for the District's general fund for purposes of operation and maintenance, including teaching, school supplies, athletics and activities, transportation and facilities maintenance and operations: Collection years: 2013-2016; Approximate Levy Rate/$1,000 Assessed Value: $3.50, $3.56, $3.59, $3.59; Levy Amount: $30,700,000, $31,700,000, $32,500,000, $33,000,000. Should this proposition be approved?[3]

Additional reading


  1. Thurston County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Thurston County Elections, February Sample Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.