Cottage Grove City Water Rate Questions, 2 (March 2012)

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Two Cottage Grove City Water Rate Questions were on the March 13, 2012 ballot in the city of Cottage Grove which is in Lane County.

Both measures were defeated

The first measure sought to make it that water rates in the city would only cost the amount which is needed to maintain the system.[1]

  • YES 739 (45.42%)
  • NO 888 (54.58%)Defeatedd

The second measure sought to set one water rate for everyone in the city based only on their consumption of water.[2]

  • YES 720 (43.58%)
  • NO 932 (56.42%)Defeatedd[3]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure 20-189: Shall water rates be set to cover only the maintenance of the water system in place of February 14, 2011?

Measures 20-190: Shall Cottage Grove set one water rate for all customers based solely on consumption using the current residential volume chart?[4]


  1. Lane County Elections, Measure 20-189 Notice (dead link)
  2. Lane County Elections, Measure 20-190 Notice (dead link)
  3. Lan County Elections, Current Election Results (dead link)
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.