Board gives go-ahead for Issaquah school levies

July 2, 2013

The Issaquah School Board approved a recommendation June 26 to bring three levy proposals before district voters.

The approval concluded months of planning and discussion within the district. A 45-member levy development committee did much of the work, paving the way for three separate ballot measures in February 2014.

The largest proposal in terms of money is a four-year, $193 million maintenance and operations levy. District officials and board members emphasized the M&O levy pays for current programs and staffing levels, with enrollment growth projections and inflation factored in from 2015 to 2018.

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