Oregon Urban Redevelopment Taxes, Measure 3 (1960)

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The Oregon Urban Redevelopment Taxes Amendment, also known as Measure 3, was on the November 8, 1960 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure permitted the costs of urban redevelopment projects to be paid by resulting increased property tax revenues due to property's increased value.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 3 (1960)
Approveda Yes 335,792 51.82%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

3. FINANCING URBAN REDEVELOPMENT PROJECTS - Purpose: To amend Constitution to permit payment of cost of urban renewal projects from the additional tax revenues resulting from increased valuation of the areas redeveloped.


NO □ [2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 26, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.