Pleasant Hill Fire District Bond Measure (August 2010)

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A Pleasant Hill Fire District Bond Measure was on the August 3, 2010 ballot in the Pleasant Hill fire district which is in Cass County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 907 (45.99%)
  • NO 1,065 (54.01%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to implement a bond in the amount of $4.5 million in order to purchase land and build a new fire station. The bond money would have also gone towards equipping and furnishing the new building.[2]

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Board of Directors of the Pleasant Hill Fire Protection District, Missouri, borrow money in the amount of Four Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($4,500,000) for the purpose of providing funds for the acquisition of land; the site development, construction, equipping and furnishing of an additional fire/EMS station; replacement of outdated equipment to meet increased capacity needs and to better serve the community; and issue bonds for the payment thereof resulting in an estimated increase to the debt service property tax levy of $0.23 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation? If this proposition is approved, the adjusted debt service service levy of the fire protection district is estimated to increase from $0.00 to $0.23 per one hundred dollars assessed valuation of real and personal property.[3]


  1. Cass County Clerk's Office, Election Results Summary
  2. Cass County Clerk's Office, August 3 Primary Election Sample ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.