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Rockford Town Fire Levy Addition (April 2012)

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A Rockford Town Fire Levy Addition measure was on the April 17, 2012 ballot in the town of Rockford which is in Spokane County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 80 (67.8%)Approveda
  • NO 38 (32.2%)[1]

This measure sought to replace the current fire property tax which is set to expire with one set at a rate of $.51 per $1,000 of assessed value for one year in order to continue to pay for fire protection services in the town.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

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The Rockford Town Council enacted Resolution 12-1R concerning a proposition to finance 2013 fire protection services. This proposition would authorize the Town of Rockford to levy an excess property tax in 2013 on all taxable property within the Town of Rockford at an approximate rate of $0.51 per $1,000 of assessed value to raise $12,500 to be used to provide adequate services in 2013. This levy replaces an expiring levy, which the Town has collected in past years. Should this proposition be approved?