Metro West Fire District Bond Measure (April 2012)

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A Metro West Fire District Bond Measure was on the April 3, 2012 ballot in the Metro West fire district area which is in St. Louis County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 6,016 (63.52%)Approveda
  • NO 3,455 (36.48%)[1]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $19.4 million in order to help pay for improvements and upgrades to fire equipment, improvements to facilties and upgrading technology for emergency response systems.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Metro West Fire Protection District of St. Louis County, incur the indebtedness of said District in the amount of $19,400,000 and issue its general obligation bonds in the amount of $19,400,000 for the purpose of (1) acquiring and improving fire protection, emergency services and firefighting apparatus and other equipment, including acquisition of new ambulances and pumper trucks, and scheduled replacement of other vehicles and equipment, and (2) constructing, reconstructing, improving and furnishing facilities for the District, including renovation of all stations, construction and furnishing of additional facilities, computer and technology, and general improvements at all District facilities, resulting in no estimated increase in the debt service property levy? If this Proposition is approved, the adjusted debt service levy of the Metro West Fire Protection District is estimated to remain unchanged at ($0.15) per one hundred dollars assessed valuation on real and personal property.[3]


  1. St Louis County Elections, April Election Results
  2. St. Louis County Elections, April Candidates and Issues List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.