ON TUESDAY, February 3, 2009.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, February 3, 2009, a Special Election will be held within the Timberland Regional Library District and Ocosta School District in Pacific County, State of Washington for the submission to the qualified voters the following:
TIMBERLAND REGIONAL LIBRARY DISTRICT
LEVY LID LIFT
The Timberland Regional Library Board of Trustees adopted Resolution No. 08-05 proposing to increase the District's regular property tax levy. This proposition would restore the District's regular property tax levy for maintenance and operations to a maximum of $ .50 per $1,000 assessed valuation for collection in 2010 and to establish the newly approved maximum levy amount as the basis for calculating future property tax levies. Should this proposition be:
OCOSTA SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 172
BONDS FOR EXPANSION AND RENOVATION
OF SCHOOL FACILITIES
The Board of Directors of Ocosta School District No. 172, adopted Resolution No. 367-2008, concerning a proposition to finance expansion and renovation of school facilities. This proposition would authorize the District to expand and renovate Ocosta Elementary School (including replace "Round" building and expand existing building), make health and safety improvements to Ocosta Junior-Senior High School, Community Gymnasium and Grandstand, construct a new Transportation Center, and acquire new District-wide communication system; issue no more than $24,370,438 of general obligation bonds maturing within 20 years; and levy annual excess property taxes to repay the bonds, all as provided in Resolution No. 367-2008. Should this proposition be:
Every registered voter within Timberland Regional Library District and Ocosta School District in Pacific County will receive his or her ballot by mail for the February 3, 2009 Special Election. The ballots will be mailed out on January 14, 2009. Registered voters may mail or deposit their ballot at the Auditor's office (South Bend or Long Beach) up to and including the day of the Election. There will also be three drive up drop boxes located at the County Court House parking lot (300 Memorial Dr., South Bend), Long Beach Licensing office parking lot (318 N 2nd St, Long Beach) and at the Department of Transportation building in Naselle (795 SR 4, Naselle) The Auditor's offices will be open on February 3, 2009, Election Day only, from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM to receive vote by mail ballots. Election Day only there will be two other drop sites besides the Auditor's offices; Raymond High School, 1016 Commercial St, Raymond and Ocean Park Library, 1308 256th, Ocean Park.
You may obtain a replacement ballot if the original ballot is destroyed, spoiled or lost; call (360) 875-9317 or (360) 642-9317. Ballots may be returned by mail, place a 42 cent stamp on the ballot return envelope. Any Ballots postmarked after the election will not be counted. The County Auditor's offices are ADA compliant and registration and voting aids are available upon request.
Published January 14 and January 28, 2009
Legal No. 006-09