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Levy Development Committee

A community Levy Development Committee will meet throughout April 2009 to form a recommendation of three levy packages for the February 2010 ballot. The Committee will present its recommendation to Superintendent Steve Rasmussen, who will bring a final recommendation to the Issaquah School Board for approval. The School Board plans to present the levy recommendations to the entire community for feedback before authorization.

The Levy Development Committee will consider the proposed content, total cost, and tax impact of three levies: Maintenance and Operations Levy, Capital Levy (technology and critical facility repairs), and Transportation Levy. Considering the current economic climate, Committee members will form levy packages that include funding essential to:

  • Ensure the Issaquah School District has all the resources possible to meet its mission and Ends student learning goals;
  • Safely and efficiently maintain facilities and property according to state and District use standards and schedules.

Committee Information


Levy Development Committee meetings are open to the public and will be held on the following Wednesdays in April from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Administration Building. Agendas will be posted before each meeting; mini summaries will be available the day after a meeting; and official notes will be posted as soon as possible following a meeting. Links to each item will be activated as documents become available.
April 1 Agenda
Mini summary
Official meeting notes
Finance, M & O, and School Bus Presentation
April 15 Agenda
Mini summary
Official meeting notes
Critical Repairs (updated for Food Service) and Technology springboard proposals
April 29 Agenda
Mini summary
Official meeting notes
May 6 Agenda
Mini summary
Draft meeting notes

Levy packages

The Committee's recommendations for each of the three levies will be posted here after Committee approval.

Community Involvement

  • E-mail your comments to Your comments will be shared with each committee member at each meeting.
  • Review materials in the public binder at Levy Development Committee meetings.
  • Review the materials in the public binder at the Administration Building during business hours.