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West Valley School District Levy Measures, 2 (February 2012)

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Two West Valley School District Levy Replacement measures were on the February 14, 2012 ballot in the West Valley school district area which is in Spokane County.

Both measures were approved

The first measure sought to replace the current school levy which is set to expire with one set at a rate of $4.69 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further three years in order to continue to pay for general educational program and service costs in the district.

  • YES 3,253 (56.25%)Approveda
  • NO 2,530 (43.75%)

The second measure sought to replace the current school education levy which is set to expire with one set at a rate of $.30 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further three years in order to continue to pay for facility and technology improvement costs in the district.[1]

  • YES 3,221 (55%)Approveda
  • NO 2,635 (45%)[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Proposition 1: The Board of Directors of West Valley School District No. 363 adopted Resolution No. 11-20, concerning educational program and school support operations funding. This proposition authorizes the District to levy the following excess taxes to replace of an expiring levy, on all taxable property within the District to support of the District’s educational programs and services, including teachers, staff, classroom materials and textbooks, technology, athletics, buildings and transportation: Collection years: 2013-2015; Approximate Levy Rate/$1,000 Assessed Value: $4.69; Levy Amount: $7,840,000. Should this proposition be approved?

Proposition 2: The Board of Directors of West Valley School District No. 363 adopted Resolution No. 11-21 concerning this proposition for a technology capital projects levy. The proposition would authorize modernization and upgrades of District technology and computer systems for instruction and operations, and other capital project expenditures; and authorizes the following taxes in excess of regular property tax levies, upon all taxable property within the District: Collection years: 2013-2015; Approximate Levy Rate/$1,000 Assessed Value: $.30; Levy Amount: $500,000. Should this proposition be approved?[3]

References

  1. Spokane County Elections, February Sample Ballot
  2. Spokane County Elections, Current Election Results
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.