Southern Boone County Fire District Bond Measure (April 2012)

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A Southern Boone County Fire District Bond Measure was on the April 3, 2012 ballot in the Southern Boone County fire district area which is in Boone County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 794 (80.45%)Approveda
  • NO 193 (19.55%)[1]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $2 million in order to help pay for upgrades and construction of new stations and training facilities as well as new equipment as needed in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Southern Boone County Fire Protection District issue its general obligation bonds in the amount of $2,000,000 for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, upgrading and equipping fire stations and training facilities, including site acquisition, and acquiring vehicles, apparatus, equipment and furnishings, which may include but shall not be limited to (1) acquiring and preparing a site to be used for a training facility, and remodeling, constructing or reconstructing a building thereon for such purpose; (2) remodeling the existing 17-year old Ashland fire station to add additional residence quarters to improve response times to emergencies and to add additional storage space; and (3) purchasing a new fire engine to replace the District’s 20-year old first response fire engine?[3]

References

  1. Boone County Clerk, April Election Results
  2. Boone County Clerk, March Notice of Elections
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.