Shelton's Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers

What is a replacement levy and what does it provide?
The replacement levy provides funding for basic education services and day-to-day operating expenses that are not fully paid for by the state such as:

  • Regular classroom and special program teachers and assistants.
  • Athletics and activities.
  • Transportation costs.
  • Technology Technology.
  • Library services.
  • Nursing services.
  • Swimming pool and auditorium expenses.
  • Classroom furniture, materials and equipment.
  • Support for students at risk.
  • Utilities and Liability Insurance.
  • Maintenance and repair of existing facilities.
  • Campus Security.

Is this an additional levy or a replacement levy?
This is a replacement levy and will replace the current levy which expires December 31, 2017. The replacement levy would begin January 1, 2018.

When would the tax be collected?
Levy dollars would be collected in 2018, 2019, and 2020.

Do I qualify for levy exemptions?
Senior and disabled citizens may be eligible for an exemption from all or part of special levies. For applications and additional information, call the Mason County Assessor's Office at 427-9670, ext. 567, or visit their website at

  • 700 S. First St., Shelton, WA 98584
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  • f: 360-427-8610

The Shelton School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employee has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Linda Arnold, Director of Human Resources. 360-426-1687. 700 S. 1st Street; Shelton, WA 98584. Complaint procedure can be found on this website under Board Policy #3210 (students) and #5010 (employees).

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