Lake Ozark Fire District Bond Measure (August 2012)

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A Lake Ozark Fire District Bond Measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the Lake Ozark fire district area, which is in Camden County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 681 (60.48%)Approveda
  • NO 445 (39.52%)[1]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $5.35 million which would go towards constructing a new fire station, remodel and upgrade other fire stations as well as purchase and upgrade technology and equipment as needed.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Lake Ozark Fire Protection District, Missouri, issue its general obligation bonds in the amount of $5,355,000 for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, upgrading and equipping fire stations and training facilities, including site acquisition, and acquiring vehicles, apparatus, equipment and furnishings, which may include but shall not be limited to (1) constructing a new North Shore station at the current location to include additional residence quarters for current full time personnel, in order to improve emergency response times, and to add additional storage space; (2) remodeling the existing 22-year old headquarter fire station to include additional residence quarters, in order to improve emergency response times, and to add additional storage space; (3) remodeling and upgrading the current 15-year old training facility; and (4) acquiring new and replacement firefighting equipment in order to meet new regulatory standards for communications and personnel protection equipment, all of which is consistent with the District's 20-year capital plan?[3]

References

  1. Camden County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Camden County, August Sample Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.