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Oregon City Income Tax Renewal (November 2011)

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An Oregon City Income Tax Renewal measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the city of Oregon which is in Lucas County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 4,594 (64.2%)Approveda
  • NO 2,562 (35.8%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current income tax which is set at a rate of 2.25 percent for a further five years in order to continue to pay for construction and maintenance costs of the water system in the city.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Ordinance providing for the renewal of the existing two and one quarter percent (2 ¼%) levy on income for the purpose of providing funds for construction and maintenance of the City water and sewer systems and expenses related thereto, for operation of the police and fire divisions, for capital improvements and general operating expenses of the City, for city wide refuse pickup, for capital expenditures, for Municipal Court, street and drainage improvements and for expenses associated with economic development commencing on January 1, 2012 for a period of five (5) years, terminating on December 31, 2016 be passed?[3]

References

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