Property Taxes on Historically Significant Property
, appearing on the ballot as Question 9
, was on the November 2, 1999
statewide ballot in Maine
as a proposed new amendment to the Maine Constitution
- It was approved with 54.5% in favor.
| Maine Question 9 1999|
| Yes|| 221,997|| 54.5%|
It was placed on the ballot as a proposed constitutional amendment to the Maine Constitution by a 2/3rds vote of both chambers of the Maine legislature.
Text on the Ballot
The wording on the ballot said, "This Resolution would authorize an amendment to the Constitution of Maine to allow a municipality to reduce taxes on real property if the property owner agrees to maintain the property in accordance with criteria adopted by the municipality to preserve the historic integrity of important structures or to provide scenic view easements of significant vistas."