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Klickitat County EMS District 1 Renewal of Levy on November Ballot


September 5, 2018

Klickitat County voters can expect to see a measure on the November General Election ballot to approve the renewal of the Klickitat County EMS District 1 levy. The EMS District is the only provider of Advanced Life Support (ALS) care to the 21,000 citizens of Klickitat County, 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. The 1,400 square mile service area is covered by 3 stations located in Goldendale, Dallesport and White Salmon.

The proposed measure would replace the current levy of 30 cents per thousand with 50 cents per thousand assessed valuation beginning Jan. 1, 2019. This will equate to an additional $40 annually for a property valuation of $200,000.

Passage of this Levy is imperative for...

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