El Medio Fire Protection District bond proposition, Measure M (November 2012)

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An El Medio Fire Protection District bond proposition, Measure M ballot question was on the November 6, 2012 ballot for voters in the El Medio Fire Protection District in Butte County, where it was defeated.

Measure M would have authorized the El Medio Fire Protection District to borrow $1 million. The district wanted the money in order to acquire a parcel of land and make improvements on it, including the development of a training facility for firefighters.

A 2/3rds supermajority vote was required for approval. (In California, a 55% supermajority vote is required to approve school bond measures, but a 2/3rds supermajority vote is required to approve city or special district bonds.)

Election results

Measure M
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No50443.56%
Yes 653 56.44%
Final official results from the Butte County elections office.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Measure M: "To acquire a parcel of land and to make improvements thereon such as a training facility for the firefighters of the El Medio Fire Protection District, comprising a fire/rescue tower, classrooms, offices, a physical fitness workout room, an equipment maintenance shop, and ancillary buildings, workrooms and storage facilities, shall the El Medio Fire Protection District be authorized ro issue bonds not to exceed $1 million, at legal interest rates and no bonds maturing beyond 30 years?"

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