Morton School District Levy Replacement (February 2012)

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A Morton School District Levy Replacement measure was on the February 14, 2012 ballot in the Morton school district area which is in Lewis County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 468 (61.1%)Approveda
  • NO 298 (38.9%)[1]

This measure sought to replace the current school levy which is set to expire with one set at a rate of $2.45 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further four 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 Morton School District No. 214 adopted Resolution No. 2011-2012/02 concerning a proposition to finance maintenance and operation expenses. This proposition would authorize the District to levy the following taxes, in excess of regular tax levies and in place of an expiring levy, upon all taxable property within the District for support of the District's General Fund educational maintenance and operation expenses: Collection Year: 2013-2016; Approximate Levy Rate per $1000 Assessed Value: $2.45; Levy Amount: $765,000. All as provided in Resolution # 2011-2012/02. Should this proposition be approved?[3]

References

  1. Lewis 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.