The Auditor’s Office is looking for individuals to serve on both a For and Against committee to write statements supporting and opposing a proposed regular property tax levy submitted by Fire Protection District 16 that will be on the August 3 Primary Election ballot. Full ballot measure is below.
The statements will appear in the Whatcom County Local Voters’ Pamphlet and the Auditor believes it is in the voters’ best interest to have both sides represented. Persons interested in participating should contact County Auditor Diana Bradrick at (360) 778-5105 as soon as possible. Statements must be submitted by May 19.
For additional information contact: County Auditor Diana Bradrick at (360) 778-5105 or Chief Deputy Auditor Stacy Henthorn at (360) 778-5130.
Fire Protection District 16
Authorizing Regular Property Tax Levy
The Board of Fire Commissioners of Fire Protection District 16 adopted Resolution No. 04-21 concerning a proposition to authorize a regular property tax levy. This measure would authorize the District to levy $1.20 per $1,000.00 of assessed valuation in 2021 (for collection in 2022) and would authorize an annual increase in the limit factor of up to 3.0% (but not to exceed the $1.50 rate) for each of the five succeeding years. The maximum allowable levy in 2026, collected in 2027, shall serve as the base for subsequent levy limitations as provided by RCW 84.55.