Spokane City Emergency Services Levy Implementation (April 2010)
This measure was approved
- YES 29,818 (67.11%)
- NO 14,612 (32.89%)
This measure sought to enact a $.50 levy per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to help pay for emergency medical services offered by the district.
Text of Measure
The text of the measure reads as follows:
Proposition No. 1
City of Spokane
EMS – Emergency Medical Services Levy
The City of Spokane approved Resolution No. 2010-0008, authorizing a ballot proposition imposing additional regular property tax levies to be used exclusively for EMS - Emergency Medical Services for the years 2011 through 2016 in the sum of 50¢ per $1,000 of 2010 assessed value as set forth in Ordinance No. C-34568.
Shall the City of Spokane be authorized to impose regular property tax levies in the sum of 50¢ per $1,000 of 2010 assessed valuation for the continued provision of EMS - Emergency Medical Services for six consecutive years to be collected in 2011 through 2016 inclusive?