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Othello School District Levy Replacement (February 2012)

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An Othello School District Levy Replacement measure was on the February 14, 2012 ballot in the Othello school district area which is in Adams and Franklin Counties.

This measure was approved

  • YES 737 (58.77%)Approveda
  • NO 517 (41.23%)[1]

This measure sought to replace the current school levy which is set to expire with one set at a rate of $2.47 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further two years in order to continue to pay for general education maintenance and operational costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Directors of Othello School District No.147-163-55 adopted Resolution No. 12-22-11, concerning a proposition to finance maintenance and operation expenses. This proposition would authorize the District to levy 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: 2013-2014; Approximate Levy Rate / $1,000 Assessed Value: $2.47, $2.53; Levy Amount: $2,500,000, $2,600,000. All as provided in Resolution No. 12-22-11. Should this proposition be approved?[3]


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