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Blaine County Recreation District Tax Levy Measure (May 2013)

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A Blaine County Recreation District Tax Levy measure was overwhelmingly approved on the May 21, 2013, election ballot in Blaine County, which is in Idaho.

This measure authorized the Blaine County Recreation District to impose an additional property tax levy of $1,750,000 per year for two years in order to fund the repaving of the Wood River Trail.[1]

Election results

Blaine County Tax Question
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 2,155 82.57%
No45517.43%
These results are from the Mountain Express news coverage of election.

Text of measure

Question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Shall the Board of Directors of the Blaine County Recreation District, Blaine County, Idaho authorized and empowered to certify an additional levy for the purpose of funding the lawful expenses to reconstruct, resurface, and rehabilitate the existing 20-mile Wood River Trail multi-use path from Bellevue to north of Ketchum to safely ensure another estimated thirty years of useful life for use for non-motorized biking, walking, hiking, running, horseback riding, rollerblading, and cross country skiing? This additional levy includes the amount of One Million Seven Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($1,750,000) each year for two fiscal years commencing with the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2013, through fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, for a total additional levy of Three Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($3,500,000).

IN FAVOR OF additional levy of $1,750,000 each year for two fiscal years

AGAINST additional levy of $1,750,000 each year for two fiscal years

the purpose for which the additional levy shall be used is to pay the lawful expenses to reconstruct, resurface, and rehabilitate the existing 20-mile Wood River Trail multi-use path from Bellevue to north of Ketchum to safely ensure another estimated thirty years of useful life for use for non-motorized biking, walking, hiking, running, horseback riding, rollerblading, and cross country skiing for the two fiscal years beginning October 1, 2013 and ending September 30, 2015. The date of the District's special levy election is May 21, 2013. The amount estimated to be collected from the additional levy is One Million Seven Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($1,750,000) each year for the two fiscal years for a total of Three Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($3,500,000).[1]

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