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Higgins Fire Protection District parcel tax, Measure B (June 2012)

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A Higgins Fire Protection District parcel tax, Measure B ballot question was on the June 5, 2012 ballot for voters in the Higgins Fire Protection District in Nevada County.[1]

This measure was defeated; if Measure B had been approved, it would have increased the parcel tax paid by property owners in the Higgins Fire Protection District from $25/year to $125/year; a $100 increase. The $25/year parcel tax has been in effect since 1980.[1]

This measure needed a 2/3rds supermajority vote to be approved.

Election results

Measure B
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No1,28438.87%
Yes 2,019 61.13%
These final results are from the Nevada County elections office.

Support

Jerry Good, who is the fire chief of the district, said that if Measure B is rejected, the fire district will experience "layoffs and the closure of one of the three stations" in the district.[1]

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