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Wahluke School District Levy Replacement (February 2012)

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A Wahluke School District Levy Replacement measure was on the February 14, 2012 ballot in the Wahluke school district area which is in Grant and Yakima Counties.

This measure was approved

  • YES 315 (58.33%)Approveda
  • NO 225 (41.67%)[1]

This measure sought to replace the current school levy which is set to expire with one set at a rate of $2.91 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further two 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 Wahluke School District No. 73 adopted Resolution No. 12-2011, concerning a proposition to finance educational programs, maintenance and operation expenses. This proposition would authorize the District to meet the educational needs of its students by levying the following excess taxes, in place of an expiring levy, on all taxable property within the District, for support of the District’s General Fund educational programs, maintenance and operation expenses: Collection Year: 2013-2014; Approximate Levy Rate per $1000 Assessed Value: $2.91; Levy Amount: $1,346,000. All as provided in Resolution No. 12-2011. Should this proposition be approved?[3]

References

  1. Grant County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Grant County Elections, Online Voter's Guide
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.