The Washougal School Board of Directors has approved a replacement Enhanced Programs & Operations Levy and Technology Levy on the February 11, 2020 ballot at their November 26, 2019 board meeting.
Washougal voters will be asked to consider a replacement Enhanced Programs and Operations Levy (EP&O) to fund services and operations not funded by the state or federal government. These services include: health and safety; instructional support; athletics and activities; student learning and staffing; and operations and maintenance.
The EP&O Levy will be assessed at $2.14 per thousand of assessed value for tax years 2021, 2022, and 2023. The levy is projected to collect generate $7,392,656 in 2021, $7,984,068 in 2022, and $8,622,793 in tax year 2023.
Technology Levy dollars pay for the district’s 1:1 initiative, up-to-date computers and devices, classroom instructional technology, professional development and coaching, technology infrastructure and staffing, and digital curriculum and software.
The Technology Levy will be assessed at $0.25 per thousand of assessed value for tax year 2021, $.024 per thousand in 2022, and and $0.22 in tax year 2023. The levy is projected to collect generate $845,000 in 2021, $870,000 in 2022, and $898,000 in tax year 2023.
For more information about school district funding, please contact Director of Business Services Kris Grindy at 360-954-3003, or contact the Washougal School District at 360-954-3000.
Washougal School District is seeking applications from citizens interested in being appointed to a
committee to write the pro/con statements for the Clark County Online Voters’ Guide related to the
following two ballot measures for the District to be considered at the February 11, 2020 election: (1) Replacement of Expiring Educational Programs and Operations Levy; and (2) Replacement of Expiring Capital Levy for Instructional Technology. Those interested should send their name, address, phone number and which position they represent to Dr. Mary Templeton at (360) 954-3001 or via email at email@example.com by November 26, 2019 at 10:00am. The Board will take action on the appointments at its November 26, 2019 regular board meeting.
Posted per RCW 29A.32.280