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Lopez Island Solid Waste Disposal District Proposition 1

The Governing Body of the Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District adopted Resolution No. 01-2017 concerning an excess levy for the District. This proposition would authorize the District to generate $105,000 by a levy of excess taxes upon all taxable property within the District in an amount estimated to be $0.10131 per $1,000 assessed valuation for one tax year – 2018 – for the purpose of funding operations and capital improvements of the District.Explanatory statement:Each year, the Governing Board of the Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District has proposed a balanced budget that includes revenue from tipping fees based upon weight or volume and tax revenue to be paid for with a one-year property tax levy. The amount of the tax revenue for 2018 is $105,000.The Governing Board has adopted Resolution No. 01-2017 calling for an election to approve the one-year property tax measure. If adopted, taxes on property within the district will increase by approximately $0.10131 per $1,000 of assessed value for taxes imposed for the year 2018.The revenue raised by this proposal must be used by the Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District for operations and capital expenses.A sixty percent majority is needed to pass this proposal. A “yes” vote is a vote to approve the proposal; a “no” vote is a vote against the proposal.
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