Soap Lake School District Levy Replacement (February 2012)

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A Soap Lake School District Levy Replacement measure was on the February 14, 2012 ballot in the Soap Lake school district area which is in Grant County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 374 (55.65%)Approveda
  • NO 298 (44.35%)[1]

This measure sought to replace the current school levy which is set to expire with one set at a rate of $3.85 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for general maintenance and operational costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Directors of Soap Lake School District No. 156 adopted resolution No. 11-05, concerning a proposition to finance maintenance and operation expenses. This proposition would authorize the District to levy the following excess taxes in place of an expiring levy, upon all taxable property within the District, for support of the District’s educational maintenance and operation expenses: Collection Year: 2013-2016; Approximate Levy Rate per $1000 Assessed Value: $3.85; Levy Amount: $214,303. All as provided in Resolution No. 11-05. Should this proposition be approved?[3]


  1. Grant County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Grant 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.