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Okanogan Douglas District Hospital Levy Increase (August 2011)

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An Okanogan Douglas District Hospital Levy Increase measure was on the August 16, 2011 ballot in Douglas and Okanogan Counties.

This measure was approved in both counties

  • YES 1,406 (54.86%)Approveda
  • NO 1,157 (45.14%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current hospital district levy by a rate of $.63 per $1,000 of assessed property value for one year in order to help pay for operational and maintenance costs of the hospital district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Commission of Public Hospital District No. 1 Okanogan and Douglas Counties, Washington (Okanogan Douglas District Hospital) adopted Resolution No. 1-2011 concerning a proposition to increase the District’s regular property tax levy. This proposition would authorize the District to increase its regular property tax levy to a dollar rate of not to exceed $0.63 per $1,000 of assessed value for collection in 2012 ($0.35 increase over the 2011 rate) to pay the District’s operations and maintenance expenses for health care facilities and services. The 2012 levy amount will be used to calculate subsequent levy limits.[3]


  1. Douglas County Elections, Combined August County Results
  2. Douglas County Elections, Online Voter's Guide (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.