Oregon Municipal Wharves and Docks, Measure 16 (1914)
The Oregon Municipal Wharves and Docks Bill, also known as Measure 16, was on the November 3, 1914 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have authorized municipalities to construct, operate and maintain wharves, docks and piers and permitted the leasing of submerged lands for the construction of private wharves, docks and piers.
|Oregon Measure 16 (1914)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Proposed by Initiative Petition
Initiated by authority of C. S. Jackson, Journal Building, Portland, Oregon, and F. W. Mulkey, Room 21, Mulkey Building, corner Second and Morrison Streets, Portland, Oregon. - MUNICIPAL WHARVES AND FOCKS BILL. - The purpose of this Act is to authorize cities and towns to construct, operate and maintain wharves, docks, piers, etc., for the use of boats and vessels of all kinds, the said wharves, piers, docks, or other like utility to be constructed within the city or town, or within five miles from its corporate limits, and also authorizing the leasing of submerged lands for the construction of private wharves, etc., when said lands are not needed for such municipal wharves, docks, etc. --- Vote YES or NO.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1914 ballot measures
- 1914 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1912-1914
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1914
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 5, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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