Voters in nine Spokane area school
districts and the city of Spokane
have tax measures they are being asked to cast ballots on by Tuesday evening.
city voters have four measures on their ballot. The SpokaneSchool District,
which covers much of the city and spills outside its borders in some areas, is
asking voters to renew a maintenance and operations levy and approve a $288
million bond issue to pay for the next phase of a school renovation program.
The city has an $18.5 million bond issue to handle several criminal justice
projects, including a new evidence warehouse, animal control facilities and
The Cheney, Deer Park, Liberty, Mead, MedicalLake, NineMileFalls
and Riverside school districts also have levy
renewals. Reardan-Edwall has a capital projects levy, and the town of Rosalia has a park and
Ballots that are mailed must be postmarked by Tuesday. They can
also be deposited, minus a stamp, in a drop box set up by the County Elections
office at most public libraries.