Island Rec Breaks Down Levy Renewal

Posted March 12, 2021 at 5:00 am by

From Island Rec

Island Rec’s levy fund­ing request will be on the April 27 bal­lot for San Juan Island voters.

The request is for a renew­al of the exist­ing prop­er­ty tax levy rate of 38.5 cents per $1,000 of assessed prop­er­ty val­ue. To val­i­date the elec­tion Island Rec needs 2,550 peo­ple to vote and then a 60% super­ma­jor­i­ty it to pass.

Your vote on April 27 counts!

The levy is the pri­ma­ry source of fund­ing for Island Rec and School Sports:

  • 16.5 cents: fund­ing for recre­ation pro­grams, events, and trails
  • 10 cents: funds Fri­day Har­bor High School sports
  • 12 cents: funds oper­a­tions and main­te­nance of all Island Rec parks, includ­ing John O. Linde Com­mu­ni­ty Park

The cur­rent levy expires at the end of 2021. This request is for a six-year renew­al; 2022 — 2027. Nei­ther Island Rec nor the school sports pro­gram has fund­ing to oper­ate beyond 2021.

For more infor­ma­tion regard­ing this levy request, vis­it www.islandrec.org/levy, or con­tact our office at 360–378-4953.

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