Questions, answers and facts about library levy
Last updated 3/16/2018 at Noon
Property taxes are a tough subject, but worth talking about.
Almost all of the money needed to operate the Edmonds 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, no law pl...