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Bainbridge Island Fire District Emergency Medical Services Tax (November 2009)

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A Bainbridge Island Fire District Emergency Medical Services Tax was on the November 3, 2009 ballot ballot in Kitsap County.

The measure was approved.[1]

  • Yes: 7,630 (73.51%)Approveda
  • No: 2,749 (26.49%)

This proposition was proposed by the Board of Commissioners of the Bainbridge Island fire department. This measure will increase the property tax by $.40 and will be used to fund emergency medical services for the citizens in the area. This tax will only be instated for ten years following its approval.

Ballot summary

The ballot read:

"Proposition Authorizing Regular Emergency Medical Services Property Tax Levy The Board of Commissioners of the Bainbridge Island Fire Department adopted Resolution No. 17-2009 concerning a proposition to impose an emergency medical services property tax levy. This proposition would authorize the Board of Commissioners to fund emergency medical services for its citizens by imposing a regular property tax levy of $.40 or less per $1,000.00 of assessed valuation for a period of ten consecutive years beginning in 2009 for collection in 2010. Should this proposition be enacted into law?"[2]

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