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Selkirk School District Levy Increase (November 2011)

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A Selkirk School District Levy Increase measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the Selkirk school district area which is in Pend Oreille County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 453 (46.85%)
  • NO 514 (53.15%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to increase the current school levy by a rate of $2.88 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a continuing period of time in order to further pay for school expansion and consolidation projects in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Directors of Selkirk School District No. 70 adopted Resolution No. 10-11/09, concerning a proposition to finance school expansion and consolidation. This proposition would authorize the District, as Phase I of a two phase project, to expand Selkirk Junior-Senior High School to consolidate Grades K-12 including constructing additional classrooms and new roof from the cafeteria to the south classrooms and levy the following excess taxes, on all taxable property within the District: Approximate Levy Rate/$1,000: $2.88. Collection Year: 2012. Assessed Value: $750,000. Levy Amount: $2.88. All as provided in Resolution No. 10-11/09.[3]


  1. Pend Oreille County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Pend Oreille County Elections, Online Voter's Guide (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.