Vancouver School District Tax Levy Increase Proposition (February 2013)

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A Vancouver School District Tax Levy Increase proposition was approved on the February 12, 2013 election ballot in Clark County, which is in Washington.

This proposition authorized the Vancouver School District to impose an additional property tax levy of $4 million per year for six years. The estimated millage rate is given below. This proposition is the second of two tax levy props in Vancouver County and this tax levy depends on the first as this tax will not come into effect unless the first proposition is approved as well as this one.[1]

Election results

Clark County

Vancouver School District Tax Prop. 2
Approveda Yes 16,841 62.46%

Election results from Clark County Election Results Report.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

The Board of Directors of Vancouver School District No. 37 passed Resolution No. 722 concerning this proposition to fund updated technology, software, and digital learning tools for classrooms in all schools, plus training for teachers. This proposition authorizes the District to collect the following excess taxes on all taxable property within the District for the following six years. If Proposition #2 is approved but Proposition #1 is not approved, this tax will

not be collected.

Year 2014: $4,000,000 (approx. $0.35/$1,000 of value)
Year 2015: $4,000,000 (approx. $0.35/$1,000 of value)
Year 2016: $4,000,000 (approx. $0.34/$1,000 of value)
Year 2017: $4,000,000 (approx. $0.33/$1,000 of value)
Year 2018: $4,000,000 (approx. $0.33/$1,000 of value)
Year 2019: $4,000,000 (approx. $0.32/$1,000 of value)

Should this proposition be approved?[2][3]

Note: This is not a perfect copy of the ballot language posted on the county website here.

See also

External links


  1. Clark County February 12, 2013 sample ballot
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  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.