Five Year Operation Local Option Tax Measure (November 2012)

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A Five Year Operation Local Option Tax measure was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Jefferson County, which is in Oregon, where it was defeated.

This measure would have provided funding for the Madras Aquatic Center Special District so that it could stay open 12 months a year and offer additional recreational events and programming. The estimated funding raised by this measure would be $240,000 as estimated by the County Assessor.[1]

Election results

Measure 66, Madras Aquatic Center Tax
Defeatedd No2,41853.89%
Yes 2,069 46.11%

Election results from Jefferson County, Current Election Results.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the Madras Aquatic Center Special District impose a .40/$1,000 assessed operating tax levy beginning in 2012 and concluding in 2018. This measure may cause property taxes to increase more than three percent.[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Jefferson County Department of Elections"
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.