Knappa-Svensen-Burnside Fire District Bond Measure (May 2012)

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A Knappa-Svensen-Burnside Fire District Bond Measure was on the May 15, 2012 ballot in the Knappa-Svensen-Burnside fire district area which is in Clatsop County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 447 (44.88%)
  • NO 549 (55.12%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $695,000 in order to help buy new fire equipment and make improvements to facilities as needed in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Knappa-Svensen-Burnside Rural Fire Protection District be authorized to issue general obligation bonds not exceeding $695,000? If the bonds are approved, they will be payable from taxes on property or property ownership that are not subject to the limits of sections 11 and 11b, Article XI of the Oregon Constitution.[3]


  1. Clatsop County Clerk, May Unofficial Election Results
  2. Clatsop County Elections, Current Election Information
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.