Temporary (?) Chuckanut Forest Budget Calls for Tax Increase

If you live within the Special Taxing District which funds the Chuckanut Metropolitan Park you should pay close attention to the following information within the attached documents.

CMP Draft Agenda 11-15-17 CMP – 2018 Budget Resolution CMP 2018 Tax Levy Resolution #8 CMP 2018 Budget: Exhibit A
NOW THEREFORE, THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE CHUCKANUT COMMUNITY FOREST PARK DISTRICT, WHATCOM COUNTY, WASHINGTON, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. An increase in the regular property tax levy, in addition to the increase resulting from the addition of new construction and improvements to property, newly constructed wind turbines, solar, biomass and geothermal facilities, and any increase in the value of state assessed property, is hereby authorized for the 2018 levy in the amount of $527,158.52, which is $35,407.67 more than last year and is an approximate seven percent (7%) increase from the previous year.
Section 2. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that any resolutions or parts of resolutions in conflict herewith are hereby repealed insofar as they conflict with the provisions of this resolution.
Section 3. If any section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase of this Resolution is for any reason held to be invalid or unconstitutional, such decision shall not affect the validity of the
remaining portions of this Resolution. The Board hereby declares that it would have passed this 
code and each section, subsection, sentence, clause and phrase thereof, irrespective of the fact that any one or more sections, subsections, sentences, clauses or phrases has been declared invalid or unconstitutional, and if, for any reason, this Resolution should be declared invalid, or unconstitutional, then the original Resolution shall be in full force and effect.
ADOPTED by the Board of Commissioners of Chuckanut Community Forest Park District, Whatcom County, Washington, at a regular meeting held the 15
th day of November, 2017 with the following Commissioners being present and voting.

 

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