Whidbey Island Hospital District Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Whidbey Island Hospital District Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the Whidbey Island hospital district area, which is in Island County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 6,878 (70.4%)Approveda
  • NO 2,892 (29.6%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current district levy which is set at a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further six years in order to continue to pay for emergency medical services and care in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Whidbey Island Public Hospital District be authorized to continue to impose regular property tax levies of fifty cents ($0.50) or less per thousand dollars of assessed valuation, beginning with a tax levy in 2012 for collection in 2013, and ongoing each year for six consecutive years, to provide funds for emergency medical care or emergency medical services in the district, including related personnel and training costs, equipment, supplies, vehicles, and structures, all as provided in Resolution No. 321?[3]

References

  1. Island County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Island 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.