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King County Elections

King County Elections
919 Southwest Grady Way
Renton, WA 98057-2906

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  August 6, 2013 Primary And Special Election

King County

Simple Majority (RCW 84.55.050)

Proposition No. 1
Parks Levy



The King County council has passed Ordinance No. 17568 concerning funding for parks, trails, recreational facilities and open space. This proposition would replace two expiring levies and fund maintenance and operations of the King County parks system; trails and open space for recreation, habitat and water quality; city parks; and zoo programs, all subject to citizen oversight. This proposition authorizes an additional property tax of $0.1877 per $1,000 of assessed value for collection in 2014 and authorizes increases by the annual percentage change in the CPI or the limitation in 84.55 RCW, whichever is greater, for five succeeding years. Should this proposition be: