Revision as of 15:23, 26 September 2012
The Maine Community Water and Sewer Bond Question 1
will appear on the November 6, 2012 ballot
in the state of Maine
as a legislatively-referred state statute
. The measure would allow for a bond for water and sewer projects in the state. The measure is one of two water and sewage bond measures
that are being proposed for the ballot.
Text of the measure
The following is the ballot language that will appear before voters:
||Do you favor a $5,000,000 bond issue to purchase land and conservation easements statewide from willing sellers for public land and water access, conservation, wildlife or fish habitat and outdoor recreation, including hunting and fishing and deer wintering areas, and to preserve working farmland and working waterfronts to be matched by at least $5,000,000 in private and public contributions?
Path to the ballot
The Maine Legislature passed the measure during May 2012, sending it to the governor for either approval for the ballot or veto. The measure was reviewed and sent to the ballot.