Council sends Veterans, Seniors and Human Services levy to November ballot

Sunday, July 23, 2017

The Metropolitan King County Council has unanimously approved legislation putting the Veteran, Seniors and Human Services property tax proposal on the November 7, 2017 General Election ballot.

Earlier in the day, the Council’s Regional Policy Committee recommended the ordinance for Council adoption. If approved by voters, it would set the levy rate at 10 cents per $1,000 of assessed value for six years. The proceeds would be divided into three shares and used for:

Veterans. To plan, provide, administer and evaluate a wide range of regional health and human services and capital facilities for veterans and military service members and their respective families.

Seniors and caregivers. To plan, provide, administer and evaluate a wide range of regional health and human services and capital facilities for seniors and their caregivers or to promote healthy aging in King County.

Vulnerable Populations. To plan, provide, administer and evaluate a wide range of regional health and human services and capital facilities for vulnerable populations.



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