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Siuslaw School District No. 97J Operating Tax Levy, Measure 20-215 (May 2013)

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A Siuslaw School District No. 97J Operating Tax Levy measure was approved on the May 21, 2013, election ballot in Lane County, which is in Oregon.

This measure authorized the Siuslaw District 97J to renew a property tax levy of $.75 per $1,000 of assessed valuation for five years in roder to fund operations of the district. The estimated annual revenue from this tax is between $900,000 and $1.04 million.[1]

Election results

Measure 20-215
Approveda Yes 2,616 56.40%
These results are from the Lane County elections office.

Text of measure

Question on the ballot:

Shall the District renew its $75 per $1,000 of assessed value to support operations for five years beginning 2014-2015? This measure renews current local option taxes.[1][2]


In May of 2009, voters approved a local option levy at $0.75 per $1,000 of assessed value to support the Siuslaw School District 97J. It expires June, 2014. This measure woudl renew the levy expiring June 2014 for five years at the same rate approved by voters in 2009.

The Siuslaw School District 97J will use the revenue to maintain stability of our current programs through 2018-2019; provide learning resources for students such as technology and online learning opportunities; and continue providing PE, vocational classes, fine arts and music programs. The current levy has provided approximately 8.5% of the School District's annual operations since 2009.

This measure authorizes the District to levy property tax at a rate of $.75 per thousand dollars of assessed value each year commencing July 1, 2014 for five consecutive years. The estimated revenue from the levy would be $924,150 for fiscal year 2014-2015, $951,875 in fiscal year 2015-2016, $9980,431 in fiscal year 2016-2017, $1,004,942 in fiscal year 2017-2018, and $1,030,065 in fiscal year 2018-2019, for a total of $4,891,463.

The owner of a home assessed at $175,000 would pay $10.94 per month of $131.25 per year.[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lane County May 21, 2013 Measures List
  2. 2.0 2.1 Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.