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Rockford Town Police Tax Levy Increase Proposition (February 2013)

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A Rockford Town Police Tax Levy Increase proposition was defeated on the February 12, 2013 election ballot in Spokane County, which is in Washington.

If approved, this proposition would have authorized the Town of Rockford to increase property taxes by $33,000 to be collected in 2014 alone in order to fund police protection services. The estimated rate for this tax is 1.43 mills ($1.43 per $1,000 of assessed valuation).[1]

Election results

Spokane County

Rockford Town Police Tax Prop.
Defeatedd No9769.78%
Yes 42 30.22%

Election results from Spokane County Election Results Report.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

The Rockford Town Council enacted Resolution 12-10R concerning a proposition to finance the 2014 Law Enforcement Protection Services. This proposition would authorize the Town to levy in 2013 an excess property tax levy on all taxable property within the Town of Rockford in an approximate rate of $1.43 per $1,000 of assessed value and raise $33,000 to be collected in 2014 and used to provide adequate law enforcement services in 2014. Should this proposition be approved?[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 [h Spokane County Washington February 12, 2013 online voter guide]
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.