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What would a February bond fund?

All schools are over capacity with no room for a new one

 

October 23, 2019



While much of the focus lately in Mukilteo has been about the upcoming Nov. 5 general election, another election looms.

There is a likely chance that in early 2020, voters living in Mukilteo School District boundaries will be voting on a $240 million capital bond in the February special election, which would increase the tax rate collected by schools from 2021 to 2026.

Bonds, unlike levies, require at least 60% of voter approval to pass. Levies require just a simple majority.

For comparison’s sake, in early 2018, the Mukilteo School District placed two levies on the ballot in the February...



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