Spokane City Library Operations Tax Levy Increase Proposition (February 2013)

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A Spokane City Library Operations Tax Levy Increase proposition was approved on the February 12, 2013 election ballot in Spokane County, which is in Washington.

This proposition authorized the City of Spokane to increase property taxes by 0.07 mill ($0.07 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for four years in order to fund library operations in the City. This increase would bring the regular property tax of the City up to 3.08 mills ($3.08 per $1,000 of assessed valuation).[1]

Election results

Spokane County

Spokane City Library Tax Prop.
Approveda Yes 27,358 66.17%

Election results from Spokane County Election Results Report.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

The City of Spokane adopted Resolution No. 2012-0106, providing for an increase in the regular property tax levy in excess of state law beginning in 2014 in which the funding would be allocated one hundred percent for library operations. This proposition authorizes an increase in the regular property tax levy for 2014 by $0.07 per $1,000 of assessed valuation for a levy rate not to exceed $3.08. The increase in the property tax levy would remain in effect for a period of four years.

Should this proposition be approved?[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 [hhttps://wei.sos.wa.gov/county/spokane/en/currentelection/Pages/Online-Voters-Guide.aspx Spokane County Washington February 12, 2013 online voter guide]
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.