Rochester School District Levy Replacement (February 2012)

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A Rochester School District Levy Replacement measure was on the February 14, 2012 ballot in the Rochester school district area which is in Grays Harbor, Lewis and Thurston Counties.

This measure was approved

  • YES 1,752 (55.74%)Approveda
  • NO 1,391 (44.26%)[1]

This measure sought to replace the current school levy which is set to expire with one set at a rate of $3.65 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for general fund education, maintenance, and operational costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Directors of Rochester School District No. 401 adopted Resolution No. 12-11, concerning a proposition to levy property taxes. 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 support of the District's educational programs, maintenance and operations expenses: Collection years: 2013-2016; Approximate Levy Rate/$1,000 Assessed Value: $3.65, $3.79, $3.87, $3.95; Levy Amount: $3,523,520, $3,664,460, $3,811,038, $3,963,480. Should this proposition be approved?[3]

Additional reading


  1. Grays Harbor County Elections, Current Election Results (dead link)
  2. Thurston County Elections, February Sample Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.