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Buckley City Fire Station Bond Measure (April 2010)

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A Buckley City Fire Station Bond Measure was on the April 27, 2010 ballot in the city of Buckley which is in Pierce County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 790 (76.4%)Approveda
  • NO 244 (23.6%)[1]

This measure sought to create a bond in the amount of $5 million in order to help with the construction of a new fire station for the city as well as equipping and furnishing the new building.

Text of Measure

The text of the measure reads as follows:

Fire Station Construction Bonds

The City Council of the City of Buckley adopted Ordinance No. 06-10 concerning a proposition for financing a new fire station. If approved, this proposition would authorize the City to issue bonds for the construction of a new fire station, including all furnishings and equipment, in order to enhance fire and medical aid response. It would authorize issuance of not more than $5,000,000 of general obligation bonds maturing within 30 years or less, and authorize the annual levy of excess property taxes to pay and retire such bonds, all as provided in Ordinance No. 06- 10. Should this proposition be approved?