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City of Seattle
Seattle City Council
NEWS ADVISORY
SUBJECT: Seattle City Council to take action on 2011 Families and Education Levy proposal
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
3/18/2011  11:35:00 AM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Dana Robinson Slote  (206) 615-0061


Councilmember Tim Burges

 

Seattle City Council to take action on 2011 Families and Education Levy proposal
Levy discussion and vote expected in special committee

SEATTLE – On Monday, March 21, at 2:30 p.m., the Seattle City Council’s Special Committee on Educational Achievement for Seattle Schoolchildren is expected to take their first action on legislation that would place a renewal of the City’s Families and Education Levy before voters on the November ballot.

WHEN:         
Monday, March 21, at 2:30 p.m.
Public comment sign-up begins at 2 p.m.

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

WHAT:
Council committee action on Levy legislation

The current Families and Education Levy expires at the end of 2011. The legislation, C.B. 117103, considers a proposal that would collect $231 million in Seattle property taxes over the next seven years, which translates to an approximate cost of $124 to the homeowner of the average assessed residential value of $462,045 in 2012. If passed out of committee, the legislation would be considered for final passage at the March 28 Full Council meeting.

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