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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:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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.