La Pine Rural Fire District Tax Levy Replacement, Measure 9-90 (May 2013)
This measure authorized the La Pine Rural Fire District to replace a 10-year bond issue with a 10-year local tax levy option of $0.23 per $1,000 of assessed valuation for capital replacements as described below in the Summary under the Text of measure section. The estimated annual revenue from this tax is $214,400.
Text of measure
Question on the ballot:
Shall the District replace an expiring 10-year bond with a 10-year local option levy for capital replacement beginning July 2014?
This measure may cause property taxes to increase more than three percent
This measure replaces an expiring bond levy with a tax rate of $0.23/1000 assessed valuation with a local option levy of the same $0.23/1000 rate to provide capital funds over the next ten years for:
• Replacement of three paramedic ambulances which
have 150,000-200,000 miles at replacement.
The capital local option levy is for ten years starting in July 2014. The tax rate remains at $0.23/$1,000 which is the current rate of the District’s bond which will expire June 2014. Estimated total annual tax to be received for the purpose of replacing apparatus and equipment is $214,400.