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Granite Falls School District No. 332 Proposition No. 1

Replacement of Expiring School Programs and Operation Levy The Board of Directors of Granite Falls School District No. 332 adopted Resolution No. 17/18-03, concerning a proposition to finance school programs and operation expenses. This proposition would authorize the District to support school programs and operation not funded by the State of Washington (such as instructional materials, supplies, utilities, transportation and athletics) by levying the following excess taxes, to replace an expiring levy, upon all taxable property within the District: Collection Year Approx. Levy Rate/$1000 Levy Amount Assessed Value2019 $1.50 $4,449,3662020 $1.50 $4,449,3662021 $1.50 $4,449,3662022 $1.50 $4,449,366all as provided in Resolution No. 17/18-03. Explanatory Statement Passage of Proposition 1 would allow the Granite Falls School District to replace an existing school programs and operation levy that will expire at the end of calendar year 2018. The proposed four-year replacement school programs and operation levy would authorize collection of taxes to provide $4,449,366 each year 2019-2022. The tax levy rate required to produce these levy amounts is estimated to be $1.50 per $1,000 of assessed value. The taxes collected by this levy will be deposited in the District’s General Fund and used to meet the educational needs of students and pay expenses of school programs and operation that are not fully funded by the State. These expenses include, but are not limited to, instructional materials, supplies, utilities, transportation and athletics. Exemptions from taxes for levies may be available to homeowners who are 61 or older, or disabled, and who meet certain income requirements. To determine if you qualify, call the Snohomish County Assessor at 425.388.3433.
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