Maine Public Health Bond, Question 5 (2001)
Question 5 authorized a $17 million bond issue for various water, water pollution control and public health and safety projects.
Text of measure
The question asked on the ballot was, "Do you favor a $17 million bond issue for public health, water and environmental improvements?"
Do you favor a $17,000,000 bond issue to provide:
(1) The sum of $6,000,000 to construct and upgrade water pollution control facilities, providing the state match for $12,500,000 in federal funds; (2) The sum of $1,000,000 to protect the State's drinking water resources by granting funds to cities and towns for the remediation of their solid waste landfills; (3) The sum of $1,500,000 to protect public health and safety and the environment by providing funds to remove and replace failing septic systems; (4) The sum of $1,000,000 to protect public health and safety and the environment by providing funds to remove overboard discharges; (5) The sum of $500,000 to protect the public health and safety and the environment by providing funds for the cleanup of tire stockpiles; (6) The sum of $3,000,000 to support drinking water system improvements that address public health threats, providing the state match for $15,760,000 in federal funds; (7) The sum of $300,000 for grants and loans to municipalities for public infrastructure through the Municipal Investment Trust Fund; (8) The sum of $2,000,000 to construct new or retrofit existing pollution control structures on Maine farms to protect the environment; (9) The sum of $700,000 to construct environmentally sound water sources that help avoid drought damage to crops; and (10) The sum of $1,000,000 to recapitalize the Potato Marketing Improvement Fund?
- Guide to the 2001 Maine ballot measures
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