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Deschutes County 911 District Levy Implementation (May 2012)

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A Deschutes County 911 District Levy Implementation measure was on the May 15, 2012 ballot in Deschutes County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 14,096 (47.7%)
  • NO 15,454 (52.3%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to create a 911 emergency district in the county as well as implement a levy set at a rate of $.39 per $1,000 of assessed value for an ongoing amount of time in order to fund 911 emergency services in the county.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Should replacement 9-1-1 district be formed with $0.39/$1000 assessed value permanent tax rate limit beginning 2012-2013, and current territory withdrawn? This measure may cause property taxes to increase more than three percent.[3]

Additional reading


  1. Deschutes County Clerk, Current Election Results
  2. Deschutes County Elections, May Sample Ballot (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.