Proposition 1Capital Levy to Expand and Renovate Stevens Middle SchoolThe Board of Directors of Port Angeles School District No. 121 adopted Resolution No. 1718-04, concerning a proposition to relieve overcrowding and improve educationally outdated infrastructure. This proposition would authorize the District to levy the following excess taxes, on all taxable property within the District, to expand and renovate Stevens Middle School (including constructing a new academic wing, expanding music program and Kitchen/Commons, renovating buildings, making site improvements):Collection YearEstimated Levy Rate/$1,000Assessed ValueLevy Amount2019$2.47$7,590,2432020$2.47$7,666,1452021$2.47$7,742,8062022$2.47$7,820,2352023$2.47$7,898,4372024$2.47$7,977,421all as provided in Resolution No. 1718-04. Should this proposition be approved? Yes NoWritten by Brian Wendt, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Explanatory StatementPassage of this proposition would help Port Angeles School District pay costs of expanding and renovating Stevens Middle School, including, but not limited to: (1) constructing a new grade level academic wing; (2) expanding music program and Kitchen/Commons; (3) renovating, improving and/or upgrading buildings; (4) making site improvements (including, but not limited to, providing a new bus drop-off area located away from parent drop-off, additional staff parking and expanded event parking).Passage of this proposition would authorize the collection of taxes to provide $7,590,243 in 2019, $7,666,145 in 2020, $7,742,806 in 2021, $7,820,235 in 2022, $7,898,437 in 2023, and $7,977,421 in 2024. The tax levy rate required to produce these levy amounts is estimated to be $2.47 (approximate levy rate per $1,000 of assessed value).Exemptions from taxes may be available to certain homeowners. For more information, please call the Clallam County Assessor at 360.417.2400.