Shoreline City Water Services Proposition (November 2012)

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A Shoreline City Water Services measure was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in King County, which is in Washington, where it was approved.

This proposition approved Ordinance No. 644 concerning the acquisition of water services from Seattle Public Utilities.[1]

Election results

Shoreline City Prop. 1
Approveda Yes 14,353 70.19%

Election results from King County, Current Election Results.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

The Shoreline City Council passed Ordinance No. 644 concerning the City of Shoreline’s acquisition and operation of water services of Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) within Shoreline west of Interstate 5.

The Ordinance would authorize Shoreline to acquire SPU water services in Shoreline without increasing projected rates. The $26.6 million acquisition in 2020 and $14.2 million in pre-acquisition improvements (without adjustment for inflation) would be financed by water rates in Shoreline’s new service area. The Ordinance would remove the current surcharge and utility tax paid by Shoreline customers to Seattle. Shoreline local control of rates, upgrades, and water supply for firefighting would replace Seattle control.

Should Ordinance No. 644 be:



See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 King County Elections, List of Propositions
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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