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Pasco School District Levy Replacement (February 2012)

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

This measure was approved

  • YES 5,142 (56.6%)Approveda
  • NO 3,486 (40.4%)[1]

This measure sought to replace the current school levy which is set to expire with one set at a rate of $4.51 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further two years in order to continue to pay for 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 Pasco School District No. 1 adopted Resolution No. 830, concerning a proposition to finance educational programs and operations. 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 operation expenses not funded by the State of Washington, including educational programs, student services and operations: Collection Year: 2013-2014; Approximate Levy Rate / $1,000 Assessed Value: $4.51; Levy Amount: $20,100,000, $20,300,000. All as provided in Resolution No. 830. Should this proposition be approved?

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