Oregon City Fire & Recreation Levy Renewals, 2 (November 2011)

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Two Oregon City Fire & Recreation Levy Renewal measures were on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the city of Oregon which is in Lucas County.

Both measures were approved

The first measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $.05 per $100 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for maintenance costs of fire equipment and facilities in the city.

  • YES 4,895 (68.58%)Approveda
  • NO 2,243 (31.42%)

The second measure sought to renew the current recreation levy which is set at a rate of $.05 per $100 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for maintenance and operations costs of recreation facilities in the city.[1]

  • YES 4,269 (59.72%)Approveda
  • NO 2,879 (40.28%)[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure 1: A renewal of a tax for the benefit of the City of Oregon for the purpose of providing and maintaining fire apparatus, appliances, buildings, and sites at a rate not exceeding 0.5 mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.05 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2011, first due in calendar year 2012.

Measure 2: A renewal of a tax for the benefit of the City of Oregon for the purpose of providing and maintaining recreational facilities and services at a rate not exceeding 0.5 mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.05 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2011, first due in calendar year 2012.[3]

References

  1. Lucas County Board of Elections, November Issues List
  2. Lucas County Board of Elections, November Election Results
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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