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Renton School District Maintenance & Technology Levy Replacements, 2 (February 2012)

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Two Renton School District Maintenance & Technology Levy Replacement measures were on the February 14, 2012 ballot in the Renton school district area which is in King County.

Both measures were approved

The first measure sought to replace the current operations levy which is set to expire with one set at a rate of $2.66 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for maintenance and operational costs in the district.[1]

  • YES 8,768 (60.75%)Approveda
  • NO 5,666 (39.25%)

The second measure sought to replace the current technology levy which is set to expire with one set at a rate of $.17 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for technology upgrades and capital improvement projects in the district.[2]

  • YES 7,912 (59.68%)Approveda
  • NO 5,346 (40.32%)u

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Proposition 1: The Board of Directors adopted Resolution No. 05-11/12 concerning educational funding. This proposition authorizes the District to levy the following excess taxes, to replace an expiring levy, on all taxable property within the District, to support the District’s educational maintenance and operations: Collection Years: 2013-2016; Approximate Levy Rate/$1,000 Assessed Value: $2.66, $2.78, $2.88, $2.98; Levy Amount: $38,100,000, $39,800,000, $41,600,000, $43,500,000. Should this proposition be approved?

Proposition 3: The Board of Directors of Renton School District No. 403 adopted Resolution No. 07-11/12 concerning a technology modernization levy. The proposition authorizes the modernization of District facilities by implementing technology facilities and projects and the application and modernization of technology systems for operations and instruction; and authorizes the following excess levies for such purposes on all taxable property within the District: Collection Years: 2013-2016; Approximate Levy Rate/$1,000 Assessed Value: $.17, $.17, $.55, $.55; Levy Amount: $2,500,000, $2,500,000, $8,000,000, $8,000,000. Should this proposition be approved?[3]

Additional reading

References

  1. King County Elections, Renton Proposition 1
  2. King County Elections, Renton Proposition 3
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.