The Maine Sewage Treatment Facilities Construction Bond Issue, also known as Question 3, was on the November 3, 1987 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was approved. The measure issued $8.3 million in bonds for the construction of sewage treatment facilities throughout the state.
In 1986, a legislatively-referred bond question provided $12 million in bonds for sewer treatment facilities.
In 1988, a legislatively-referred bond question issued $12 million in bonds for sewerage facilities construction. In 1989, another issue of $4.4 million was approved for similar purposes.
| Maine Question 3 (1987)|
| Yes|| 217,274|| 56.63%|
Election results via: Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Shall a bond issue be authorized in the amount of $8,300,000 for construction of sewage treatment facilities in communities throughout the State?
Media editorial positions
This bond issue, like its predecessors, represents a clear-cut choice between continued dumping of raw sewage into rivers, lakes and streams and collectively coming up with the money to get the treatment job.
—Bangor Daily News Editorial
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, "Votes on Maine Bond Issues, 1951-," accessed April 25, 2014
- ↑ Bangor Daily News, "State of Maine Special Election November 3, 1987: Important Notice to All Voters of the State of Maine," October 27, 1987
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Laws of the State of Maine as Passed by the One Hundred and Thirteenth Legislature, "Private and Special Laws, Chapter 54," accessed April 25, 2014
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
- ↑ Bangor Daily News, "Editorials," October 27, 1987