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By Dena Martin
The Times 

Waitsburg School District Approves Levy

Voters will vote on the $2.71/$1,000 proposal in April


December 21, 2017

WAITSBURG – At their regular Dec. 13 meeting, the Waitsburg School Board approved a replacement two-year enrichment levy of $2.71 per $1,000 of assessed value for 2019 and 2020. How much will actually be collected, however, is yet to be determined.

Beginning in 2018, the state will begin collecting a state school levy of approximately $0.84 per $1,000 dollars of assessed value in Walla Walla County.

According to the McCleary decision, passed in 2012 to “fully fund” education, school enrichment levies (formerly called maintenance and operations levies) will be capped at $.150 /$1,000...

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