Oregon 2008 local ballot measures

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May 20, 2008

Type Title Subject Description Outcome
VR Lowell City Skatepark Measure (2008) Recreational Infrastructure Whether or not to build a skate park Defeated
CI Douglas County Extension Service Measure Taxes Form a permanent taxing district for a maximum rate of 6.5 cents per $1,000 of a property’s value assessed to fund the Extension Service Approved

September 2008

Type Title Subject Description Outcome
VR Clatsop County LNG Referendum (2008) Gas Pipeline Allow gas pipelines to run through county parks and open space Defeated

November 2008

Type Title Subject Description Outcome
LR Metro Area Zoo Bond Measure (2008) Bond Issue $125 million for Oregon Zoo Approved
VR Riverbend Landfill Expansion Veto (2008) Landfill Prohibit the siting of any new landfill, or the expansion of any existing landfill, within 2,000 feet of a floodplain Defeated
LR Deschutes County Property Tax Measure (2008) Taxes Property tax that would create a separately funded transit district Defeated

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