Local Asotin County residents should have already received a mail-in ballot. On the ballot for the Asotin-Anatone School District is a replacement maintenance and operations levy. It would put the tax rate at $4.25 per $1,000 of assessed property value. Collecting approximately $1.5 million every year for two years.
The Clarkston School District has a bond and a levy on the ballot. The maintenance and operations levy calls for a tax rate of $3.96 per $1,000 of assessed property value the first year in 2015. This declines over the period of four years to $3.73.
The district is aiming to collect close to $4.8 million every year for four years. Both of the levies for both school districts go to funding general expenses for the school.
The Clarkston School District also has a bond on the ballot. This would go toward creating a new high school. The bond rate if enacted is $1.83 per assessed property value. The school district is seeking to collect $38 million over a 25 year period.
So here's where you can drop off your ballots if you're an Asotin County voter. The first of three in the county is located behind Clarkston City Hall that's located off of the 800 block of Fifth Street.
Up in the Heights you'll find a ballot box located in the back parking lot of Lincoln Middle School that's on the 1900 block of Fourth Avenue. Finally there's a ballot box located inside the Asotin County Courthouse in the Auditor's Office. Their office is open until 8 p.m. Tuesday when voting closes. If you decide you want to mail it in, it has to be postmarked by February 11th.