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Columbia County Fire District 1 Levy Increase (May 2011)

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A Columbia County Fire District 1 Levy Increase measure was on the May 17, 2011 ballot in the fire district 1 area of Columbia County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 17 (54.84%)Approveda
  • NO 14 (45.16%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current property tax by a rate of $1.37 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further four years in order to help pay for training and facility costs.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Columbia County Fire District No. 1 Board of Directors adopted Resolution No. 2011-02 which concerns a proposition to levy $150,000 in excess taxes. This proposition would levy excess tax, in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 of $37,500, approximately $1.37 per thousand assessed value, each year, on real estate and personal property located within said Fire District, for said Fire District’s firefighting training and garage facility.[3]

References

  1. Columbia County Elections, Current Election Results (dead link)
  2. Columbia County Elections, Online Voter's Guide
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.