Thank you Seattle! In February 2016, you approved the $475.3 million Buildings, Technology and Academics IV (BTA IV) Capital Levy by more than 72 percent. This levy renews the expiring BTA III Capital Levy, which was approved by voters in 2009.
The BTA IV Capital Levy supports the district’s long-range plans to upgrade and renovate aging school facilities and address enrollment growth. These levy funds will be used to:
- Upgrade and reopen three school buildings to address capacity needs created by growing enrollment.
- Support building projects including renovations, major maintenance, and health and safety improvements.
- Provide classroom technology equipment and instructional support to enhance student learning.
- Provide for academics projects to meet the educational requirements and needs of students.
- Improve athletic fields.
Voters also approved the Operations Levy with more than 72 percent voting yes.
The Levies Information – Winter 2016 provides more details about this election and how the funding will be used.
A Report to the Community — Fall 2015
This report presents an overview of how funds from the 2010 BTA III Capital Levy, the 2013 Building Excellence IV (BEX IV) Capital Levy and the 2013 Operations Levy have been used to provide a quality education that prepares students for college, career and life in the 21st century.