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Yakima County Medical Service Levy Renewal (November 2011)

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A Yakima County Medical Service Levy Renewal measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in Yakima County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 35,439 (78.39%)Approveda
  • NO 9,770 (21.61%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current medical levy which is set at a rate of $.25 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further ten years in order to continue to pay for emergency medical services in the county.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Yakima County Commissioners adopted Resolution No. 317-2011 concerning a proposition to finance emergency medical care and emergency medical services. This proposition would authorize Yakima County to continue to impose regular property tax levies of twenty-five cents per thousand dollars of assessed valuation (.25/$1,000.00) or less, for the ten consecutive years beginning January 1, 2014, the proceeds to be used to provide emergency medical care or emergency medical services according to RCW 84.52.069. Should this proposition be approved?[3]

References

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