Category Announcements

5
Oct
2016

Proposition 1 – Sound Transit 3

Municipal League Foundation Recommendation: Vote “Yes” on Proposition 1 – Sound Transit 3 The Transportation and Ballot Issues committees of the Municipal League met on September 22, 2016 to hear presentations by opponents and supporters of the proposed expansion of Sound Transit services that would be made possible by approval of Proposition 1. At the […]

15
Jul
2014

Municipal League of King County Recommendation on Proposition 1—Creation of a Seattle Metropolitan Park District

Municipal League of King County Recommendation on Proposition 1—Creation of a Seattle Metropolitan Park District August 5, 2014 Primary Ballot   Summary of Measure If approved, City of Seattle Proposition 1 would create a metropolitan park district, called the Seattle Park District (the “District”), to provide ongoing funding to maintain, operate and improve parks, community […]

16
Mar
2014

Municipal League Foundation Ballot Issues Committee: Recommendation on Prop. 1

Proposition 1: King County Transportation Funding  April 22, 2014 Special Election Ballot Measure  Summary of Measure   The King County Council, sitting as the Transportation Benefit District that it created, is proposing to voters a measure to fund, within the new countywide district, additional resources for Metro Transit, city streets, and roads in unincorporated areas […]

16
Oct
2013

The Municipal League Releases 2013 General Election Ballot Recommendations

The Municipal League Foundation today released recommendations on City of Seattle Proposition 1, and Seattle City Charter Amendment 19, to appear on the November 5 General Election Ballot. The Municipal League Foundation Board voted to support City of Seattle’s Proposition 1, concerning the creation of a system to publicly finance city council election campaigns. The […]

11
Jul
2013

Municipal League Foundation Releases Recommendation on Prop. 1

MUNILEAGUE SUPPORTS UPCOMING PARKS LEVY The Municipal League Foundation today released its position in support of King County Parks Levy Proposition 1, to appear on the August 6 Primary Ballot. The Municipal League Foundation Board voted to support King County Proposition 1 at the recommendation of our Ballot Issues Committee. King County manages the regional […]

1
Feb
2013

Foundation Releases February 2013 Ballot Recommendations on Seattle School Levy’s

MUNILEAGUE SUPPORTS SEATTLE SCHOOLS OPERATING AND CAPITAL LEVIES The Municipal League Foundation has released positions supporting both Seattle School District No. 1 Prop. 1, and Seattle Schools District No.1 Prop. 2, to appear on the February 12 Special Election Ballot. The Municipal League Board voted to support Seattle School District’s Prop.1 Operating Levy. While the State Supreme Court […]

18
Oct
2012

League Supports AFIS and Seawall Ballot Measures

The Municipal League Foundation today released positions supporting both King County’s Proposition 1 and City of Seattle’s Proposition 1 to appear on the November 6 General Election Ballot.  The Municipal League Board voted to SUPPORT King County Proposition 1, funding the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS), noting that it is a proven, successful regional tool to […]

1
Jul
2012

Municipal League Postion on Seattle Prop 1 & King County Prop 1 on the August 7th Primary Election Ballot

The Municipal League Foundation today released positions on City of Seattle’s Proposition 1 and King County’s Proposition 1 to appear on August 16 Primary ballots. OPPOSES City of Seattle’s Prop.1 : The Seattle Public Library Operations Levy  – The Seattle Public Library is an esteemed institution, a critically important city service, and a valuable neighborhood asset. […]

1
Sep
1999

Initiative 695: Ballot Issue Analysis

 Report Issued: September 1999 Ballot Title: “Shall voter approval be required for any tax increase, license tab fee be $30 per year for motor vehicles, and existing vehicle taxes be repealed?” Summary of Initiative 695 Establishes a flat state vehicle license fee of $30 per year, regardless of the year, the make, or the model of the vehicle, effective […]

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