Elections, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, Washington County

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue general obligation bond measure on track to pass

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue responded to a field and tractor fire on August 8, 2017 outside of Roy on Harrington Road. Photo: Chas Hundley

Early results from Tuesday night's election showed that voters in Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue's sprawling service territory overwhelmingly supported a measure allowing $122 million in general obligation bonds to raise funds for a number of public safety projects. 

According to the first batch of results released by the Oregon Secretary of State, which are considered unofficial until they have been certified, 74.43% were in favor of measure 34-308, compared to 25.57% who voted no. 

“Due to declining debt on existing bonds, the proposed measure would maintain the current rate of $0.1415 per $1,000 of assessed value unless assessed property values decline,” TVF&R said in . . .

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