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By Roger Harnack
Whitman County Gazette 

Lamont School District levy failing

Voters supporting separate measures in Rosalia and Colton

 

February 4, 2021



LAMONT — A requested two-year replacement educational programs and operations levy continued to fall short Wednesday, Feb. 10, following a tally of late-arriving ballots in the special election.

As of 3:51 p.m., the measure that would have collected $2.50 per $1,000 of assessed property valuation each of the next two years was failing, 24-28, garnering only 46.15% support.

If approved, the tax levy was expected to bring in $130,000 in 2022 and $132,000 in 2023. The owner of a home valued at $200,000 would have paid $500 in taxes annually under the levy.

Meanwhile, two other school measure...



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