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Jefferson County Proposition No. 1

The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners passed Resolution No. 35-17 declaring an Emergency in Jefferson County in the availability of affordable housing for low- or very low-income households, and referring the following ballot proposition to the voters: Proposed: Establish a fund providing affordable housing for low- or very low-income households including disabled people, veterans, seniors, and families with children, by increasing the County's regular property tax levy up to $0.12/$1,000 for low-income housing (for a maximum rate of $1.80/$1,000 assessed value collected in 2018); and authorize a separate levy under RCW 84.52.105 of approximately $0.24/$1,000 to generate $1,200,000 in 2018; each levy for seven years and subject to limitations under RCW 84.55.
  • Yes - For the Measure

  • No - Against the Measure

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