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SNOHOMISH COUNTY COUNCIL SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WASHINGTON NOTICE OF INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE and NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Snohomish County Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, October 25, 2021, at the hours of 10:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., via Zoom remote meeting platform to consider Proposed Ordinance No. 21-084. A summary of the ordinance is as follows: Note: Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, Snohomish County Council is currently holding its public meetings remote only and will hold in-person meetings in conjunction with a remote meeting platform when restrictions and conditions change. Please check the Council webpage 24 hours prior to the scheduled hearing time for the most up-to-date information, or contact the Council Clerk at 425-388-3494 or at Zoom Webinar link: Dial in: (253) 215 8782 or (301) 715 8592 Meeting ID: 948 4685 0772 PROPOSED ORDINANCE NO. 21-084 RELATING TO PROPERTY TAXES; FIXING THE 2022 ROAD PROPERTY TAX LEVY FOR SNOHOMISH COUNTY AND PRESERVING FUTURE LEVY CAPACITY Section 1. The annual amount of road property tax levy necessary to raise the amount of revenues required by Snohomish County for expenditure during calendar year 2022 is hereby levied upon all real and personal property subject to taxation in unincorporated Snohomish County as set forth in the table below: 2022 ROAD PROPERTY TAX LEVY Estimated Use of Funds Levy Rate Levy Amount Road Levy $.9902 $72,837,959 Section 2. The amount set forth in Section 1 is hereby levied upon all real and personal property in accordance with certified assessed values and the completed tax rolls of Snohomish County for collection in 2022. That estimated road property tax levy amount is intended: (a) to include an increase above the County’s 2021 levy amount as authorized by separate ordinance pursuant to RCW 84.55.120; (b) to include any additional amounts allowed under (i) the new construction, increases in assessed value due to construction of wind turbine facilities, improvements to property and state-assessed property provisions of RCW 84.55.010 and, (ii) as provided pursuant to RCW 84.55.070, the refund provisions of Chapters 84.68 and 84.69 RCW, and (c) to exclude any amounts in excess of 101% of the 2021 levy amount plus those additional amounts described in paragraph (b) above, and shall be adjusted by the County Assessor when property values are certified. Section 3. Any unused road property tax levy capacity for the 2022 tax year is reserved for future levy as provided by RCW 84.55.092. At the hearing, Council may consider alternatives/amendments to the proposed ordinance. Public Testimony: All interested persons may testify at the time and place indicated above or by remote participation. The chair of the council may choose to limit testimony to three minutes in the interest of accommodating all persons wishing to testify. Written testimony is encouraged and may be sent to Snohomish County Council, 3000 Rockefeller Avenue, M/S 609, Everett, WA 98201; fax to 425 388-3496 or e-mail to Submitting testimony 24 hours prior to the hearing will ensure that testimony is provided to the Council and appropriate staff in advance of the hearing. Where to Get Copies of Proposed Ordinance: Copies of the full ordinance and other documentation are available upon request by calling the Snohomish County Council Office at (425) 388-3494, 1-(800) 562-4367x3494, TDD (425) 877-8339 or by e-mailing Website Access: The ordinance can also be accessed through the County Council's internet website at: American Disabilities Act Notice: Accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please make arrangements one week prior to the hearing by calling Debbie Eco at (425) 388-3494, 1-800-562-4367 x3494, or TTY 1-800 877-8339, or e-mail DATED this 6th day of October, 2021. SNOHOMISH COUNTY COUNCIL Snohomish County, Washington /s/ Stephanie Wright Council Chair ATTEST: /s/ Debbie Eco, CMC Clerk of the Council 104473 Published: October 11, 18, 2021. EDH940148
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