This afternoon, the City Council gave its final approval to the $219 million Seattle Library Levy renewal, sending it to the August ballot for voter approval.
In a pair of meetings this week, the Council discussed issues and possible amendments related to the Mayor’s proposal for renewing the Seattle Library Levy.
Last week, Mayor Durkan announced her proposal for a renewal of the 2012 Seattle Library Levy, which expires at the end of this year. Durkan is proposing a levy of $213.3 million over seven years, an increase from the $123 million raised by its predecessor.
Let’s dig into the numbers.