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Questions, answers and facts about the Sno-Isle Libraries operations levy


Last updated 3/7/2018 at Noon

Property taxes are a tough subject, but it’s worth talking about.

Almost all of the money needed to operate the Mukilteo Library - and the other 22 community libraries in the Sno-Isle Libraries district - comes from an operations levy, which is on your annual property tax statement.

Only 2 percent of funding comes from non-property tax sources.

No operating money comes from the state and nothing from the federal government.

State law dictates that levy funding for a public organization like Sno-Isle Libraries can increase only 1 percent a year, along with a few exceptions.

However, n...

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