NOTICE of Measure Election

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Alto Park Water District board has referred the following measure to voters in the Alto Park Water District at the 11/7/17 Special Election. Any registered voter dissatisfied with the Ballot Title may file a petition with the Multnomah County Circuit Court for review on or before 5:00 PM, 8/18/17. Any person filing a challenge must also file a copy of the challenge with the Director of Elections, 1040 SE Morrison St., Portland, by the end of the next business day after the petition is filed with the Circuit Court.

Ballot Title:

Caption: Five Year Local Option Tax

Question: Shall the District impose a $ .60 per $1,000 of assessed value for operating expenses beginning in 2018-2019. This measure may cause property taxes to increase more than three percent.

Summary: The taxes will be used to meet operating expenses of the Alto Park Water District and to maintain a contingency fund for future operating expenses. The primary operating expense is a contract for fire protection services with the Lake Oswego Fire Department. The tax is estimated to raise the following amounts: $16,583 in 2018-2019; $17,081 in 2019-2020; $17,593 in 2020-2021; $18,121 in 2021-2022; and $18,655 in 2022-2023. The estimated tax cost for this measure is an ESTIMATE ONLY based on the best information available from the county assessor at the time of the estimate.