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Public Communications (MS-11)
614 Division Street, Port Orchard, WA
Phone: 360.337.4598
Date: August 13, 2013
Contact: League of Women's Voters
No: 13-080


Forums to Address Behavioral Health Funding
Three forums answer questions about a possible new sales tax to fund mental health and chemical treatment programs

(Bremerton, WA) The League of Women Voters of Kitsap is holding three informational forums in August on a possible new sales and use tax increase being considered by the Kitsap County Commissioners as allowed by the Washington State Legislature. The tax of 1/10th of 1% (one penny for every $10 spent) would fund mental health and chemical dependency treatment programs in Kitsap County.

The public is invited to attend these forums:

Bainbridge Island City Hall
280 Madison Ave N
Aug. 15, 6:30-8 pm

Silverdale Community Center
9729 Silverdale Way NW
Aug. 19, 6:30-8 pm

Kitsap County Commissioners' Chambers
619 Division Street
Port Orchard
Aug. 28, 6:30-8 pm
BKAT will record this session for future airing

For information call The League of Women Voters at 360.692.3571. Click here for a promotional flyer to display in your neighborhood or at your workplace.


 Doug Bear, Public Communication Manager
360-337-4598 or email

Last Updated:  May 27, 2014