Sunnyside City Fire Bond Measure (April 2012)

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A Sunnyside City Fire Bond Measure was on the April 17, 2012 ballot in the city of Sunnyside which is in Yakima County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 586 (62.08%)Approveda
  • NO 358 (37.92%)[1]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $5.3 million in order to help pay for renovations to the fire station, enhancing services and purchasing adjacent land.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The City Council of the City of Sunnyside adopted Ordinance No.2012-05 concerning a proposition for financing fire station improvements. If approved, this proposition would authorize the City to issue bonds to enhance fire and medical aid response, including renovating the fire station and financing or refinancing the purchase of adjacent land and equipment. It would authorize issuance of $5,300,000 of general obligation bonds maturing within 20 years, and authorize the annual levy of excess property taxes to pay such bonds, all as provided in Ordinance No. 2012-05. Should this proposition be approved?[3]


  1. Yakima County Elections, April Election Results
  2. Yakima County Elections, April Sample Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.