Tukwila School District Levy Replacement (February 2012)

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

This measure was approved

  • YES 962 (65.98%)Approveda
  • NO 496 (34.02%)[1]

This measure sought to replace the current school levy which is set to expire with one set at a rate of $3.46 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for educational programs, facility maintenance and operational costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Directors of Tukwila School District No. 406 adopted Resolution No. 789, concerning a proposition for a replacement levy for education. This proposition would authorize the District to support school programs and operation expenses, including teaching, school supplies, technology, athletics, transportation and facility maintenance and operations, by levying the following excess taxes, in place of an expiring levy, on all taxable property within the District: Collection Years: 2013-2016; Approximate Levy Rate/$1,000 Assessed Value: $3.46, $3.59, $3.74, $3.85; Levy Amount: $9,631,277, $10,112,788, $10,618,428, $11,149,349. Should this proposition be approved?[3]

References

  1. King County Elections, February Election Results
  2. King County Elections, Tukwila Proposition
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.