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School tax rate capped for at least another 2 years


Last updated 4/7/2017 at Noon

Taxpayers in Mill Creek are already paying the highest amount allowed to support the Everett Public Schools, but that could all change when the levy limit expires and the state takes on its court-ordered mandate to fully fund education.

The state Senate approved a bill in March that would allow districts to continue special levies that amount to 28 percent above their current level of revenue from the state to fund operations and maintenance. The one-year extension was approved to give lawmakers time to consider a full basic education package mandated by the state Supreme Court.

The exten...

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