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Spokane County Fire District No. 8, Proposition 1

Election Results

Option Votes Pct
Yes 3,538 65.46%
No 1,867 34.54%

* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.

About The Measure

The Board of Spokane County Fire Protection District No. 8 adopted Resolution 15-04 concerning a proposition to finance maintenance and operation costs. This proposition, would authorize the levy and collection of the excess taxes specified below as authorized by RCW 84.52.130, to provide the funding necessary to (1) maintain the level of fire protection and emergency medical services within the District, and (2) increase response reliability through additional staffing including staffing each fire station with a paramedic/firefighter.

2016 $1,184,043.00

2017 $1,225,224.00

2018 $1,267,228.00

2019 $1,310,073.00

Estimated levy rate of $.50 per thousand of assessed valuation.