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Castle Rock School District Levy Replacement (February 2012)

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A Castle Rock School District Levy Replacement measure was on the February 14, 2012 ballot in the Castle Rock school district area which is in Cowlitz and Lewis Counties.

This measure was approved

  • YES 1,455 (59.27%)Approveda
  • NO 1,000 (40.73%)[1]

This measure sought to replace the current school levy which is set to expire with one set at a rate of $2.76 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further three years in order to pay for general fund maintenance and operational costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Directors of Castle Rock School District No. 401 adopted Resolution No. 2011-34 concerning a proposition to finance 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 maintenance and operation expenses: Collection Year: 2013-2015; Approximate Levy Rate per $1000 Assessed Value: $2.76, $2.78, $2.79; Levy Amount: $2,050,000. Should this proposition be approved?[3]


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