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Seattle city council approves $145 million property-tax levy

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July 7, 2009

SEATTLE, Washington: The Seattle City Council voted unanimously to put a $145 million, seven-year property-tax levy on the November 2, 2009 ballot. Jan Drago was the only council member to voice her concerns about the proposed levy and suggested a $120 million levy. She couldn't get another council member to second her motion.[1]

The council's proposal would allot the tax money to five areas. Most of the money, $104 million, would go to construct or renovate apartment buildings The council also voted that no more than 10 percent of the $104 million could be spent on people making up to 80 percent of the median income, which is $44,800 for a single person.

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