Placer Hills Fire Protection District Parcel Tax, Measure E (June 2012)

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A Placer Hills Fire Protection District Parcel Tax, Measure E ballot measure was on the June 5, 2012 ballot for voters in the Placer Hills Fire Protection District in Placer County, where it was defeated.

According to the official description of Measure E, "If passed, the tax would be levied on improved parcels with an assessed valuation of $10,000 or more. The exact amount of this special tax would have been variable based on the type and number of residences/commercial buildings on a parcel, as set forth in the District’s Resolution 2012-01A. Measure E also would have allowed for annual price adjustments based on the Consumer Price Index, or 3%, whichever is less.

It was estimated that the amount of the tax in its first year would have been $79/parcel.

A 2/3rds supermajority vote was required for passage.

Election results

Measure E
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No1,79646.37%
Yes 2,077 53.63%
These final results are from the Placer County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure E: Shall Placer Hills Fire Protection District be allowed to impose a Special Tax to maintain the current level of fire and life safety services and replace essential equipment, vehicles and facilities?[1]

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