Palouse City Operation and Maintenance Levy Propositions, 2 (November 2012)

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Two Palouse City Operation and Maintenance Levy propositions were on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Whitman County, which is in Washington.

If approved, the first proposition authorizes the City of Palouse to impose an excess property tax levy to collect $28,000 in year 2013 in order to fund the operation and maintenance of the city's public swimming pool. The approximate rate for this levy is $0.58 per $1,000 of assessed value.

If approved, the second proposition authorizes the City of Palouse to impose an excess property tax of $40,000 to be collected in 2013 for the purpose of funding street improvements and street oiling. The approximate rate for this tax is $0.58 per $1,000 of assessed valuation.[1]

Election results

Palouse City Levy Prop. 1
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 343 74.89%
No11525.11%
Palouse City Levy Prop. 2
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 329 71.68%
No13028.32%

Election results from Whitman County, Current Election Results.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot for the first proposition:

For the purpose of funding the operation and maintenance of the swimming pool, the City Council of the City of Palouse proposes, pursuant to RCW 84.52.052, to impose an excess property tax levy upon all taxable property the City in the amount of $28,000.00, an estimated $0.58 per $1,000.00, of assessed value in the year 2012 for collection in 2013, as provided in Resolution 2012-06.[2]

Language on the ballot for the second proposition:

For the purpose of funding street improvements and street oiling, the City Council of the City of Palouse proposes, pursuant to RCW 84.52.052, to impose an excess property tax levy upon all taxable property within the City in the amount of $40,000.00, an estimated $0.83 per $1,000.00, of assessed value in the year 2012 for collection in 2013, as provided in Resolution 2012-05.

Should this proposition be approved?[1][2]


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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Whitman County Washington Elections, Voter Guide
  2. 2.0 2.1 Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.



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