Sweet Home Cemetery District Levy Implementation (November 2011)

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A Sweet Home Cemetery District Levy Implementation measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the Sweet Home Cemetery district area which is in Linn County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 662 (31.54%)
  • NO 1,436 (68.41%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to implement a levy set at a rate of $.08 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of five years in order to continue to pay for maintenance and operational costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the District levy a local option tax for cemetery operations for five years beginning July 1, 2012. This measure may cause property taxes to increase more than three percent.[3]


  1. Linn County Elections, November Election Results
  2. Linn County Elections, Sweet home Notice of Election
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.