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Pierce County Fire District 23 Levy Replacement (August 2012)

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A Pierce County Fire District 23 Levy Replacement measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the fire district 23 area, which is in Pierce County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 92 (47.92%)
  • NO 100 (52.08%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to replace the current district levy with one set at a rate of $1.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of one year in order to further 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 Fire Commissioners of Pierce County Fire Protection District No. 23 adopted Resolution No. 12-002 proposing to authorize a new regular property tax levy rate. If passed, Proposition No. 1 would permit the District to levy for collection in 2013 the regular property tax at the rate of $1.50 per $1,000 of assessed valuation, thereby lifting the revenue limitation in Chapter 84.55 RCW. Should Proposition No. 1 be approved?