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City of Seattle
Seattle City Council
NEWS ADVISORY
SUBJECT: Voice your thoughts on the 2011 Families and Education Levy ballot proposal
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
2/15/2011  11:00:00 AM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Nate Van Duzer, Councilmember Burgess’ Office, 206-684-8806
Megan Coppersmith, Council Communications, 206-615-0061


Councilmember Tim Burgess

Voice your thoughts on the 2011 Families and Education Levy ballot proposal
Seattle City Council to hold public hearing Thursday evening


SEATTLE – The City Council invites the public to attend a public hearing this Thursday and provide input on legislation that would place a renewal the City’s Families and Education Levy before voters on the November ballot.

WHEN:
Thursday, February 17, at 5:30 p.m.
Public comment sign-up begins at 5 p.m.

WHERE:
Council Chambers, Second Floor
Seattle City Hall, 600 Fourth Avenue

WHAT:
Public Hearing on Levy legislation

The current Families and Education Levy expires at the end of 2011. The legislation, Council Bill 117103, considers a proposal that would collect $231 million in Seattle property taxes over the next seven years, at a cost of $124 to the homeowner of the average assessed residential value of $462,045 in 2012. The Council is scheduled to vote on this legislation at the end of March.

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