Bend City Transportation Bond Measure (May 2011)

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A Bend City Transportation Bond Measure was on the May 17, 2011 ballot in the city of Bend, which is in Deschutes County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 8,643 (56.03%)Approveda
  • NO 6,784 (43.97%)[1]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $30 million in order to help pay for improving streets and intersections in the city.[2] This will also add a levy which will be set at a rate of $.27 per $1,000 of assessed property value to be used to pay for the bond repayment. The main proposed area for renewal will be the Reed Market Road.[3]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

 : Shall Bend issue up to $30 million in general obligation bonds to improve major street corridors and intersections? If the bonds are approved, they will be payable from taxes on property or property ownership that are not subject to the limits of sections 11 and 11b, Article XI of the Oregon Constitution.[4]

References

  1. Deschutes County Elections, May Election Results
  2. Deschutes County Clerk, May Voter's Pamphlet
  3. KTVZ, "Bend Road Fix: Now It's Up To Voters," February 17, 2011
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.