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By Max Erikson
Reporter 

School district gears up for levy

 

December 13, 2017



A group of independent volunteers gathered last week to prepare for the upcoming school district’s Maintenance and Operations Levy, scheduled for a vote by Goldendale residents on Feb. 13, 2018.

The levy is a two-year extension to the voter-approved levy from 2014 that expires next December 2018. The new levy will cover the costs for the 2019-2020 school years.

The upcoming levy will run at $1.50 per $1,000 of assessed property value. This new levy dollar figure is in compliance with the state’s mandated changes to local school levies in the wake of last year’s McCleary judgment by the Washington State Supreme Court.

The Maintenance and Operation Levy provides approximately 20 perc...



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