NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION – CITY

NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION – CITY OF OREGON CITY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Special Election for those eligible to vote in the City of Oregon City, Clackamas County, will be conducted by Clackamas County on September 19, 2017 and ballots are due by 8 p.m. Any person wishing to register to vote in said election must do so no later than August 29, 2017 through Clackamas County Election Office. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Oregon City Commission has submitted the following ballot title for the proposal: BALLOT TITLE MEASURE NO. 3-517 CAPTION: Oregon City Bonds for Police and Municipal Court Facility QUESTION: Shall Oregon City issue bonds in the principal amount up to $16 million to provide police and municipal court facility? SUMMARY: Approval of this measure will not authorize the City to impose additional taxes or additional fees. If this measure is approved, the new police and municipal court facility will comply with state required seismic safety standards before the deadline of 2022. If approved, the bonds will finance a new police and municipal court facility on land Oregon City already owns. The new police facility is expected to include separate entrances for those seeking police help and suspects of crimes, private interview rooms for victims, a modern emergency operations center and associated community spaces. Improvements to the municipal court are expected to include better security, a larger courtroom, and private meeting rooms for attorneys and their clients. The new police and municipal court facility would also be more easily accessible to disabled citizens. The revenue bonds would be secured by the City’s full faith and credit, and regulated by Oregon Revised Statutes Chapter 287A. The bonds may be issued in one or more series, and the City may refinance any bonds authorized by this measure. KATTIE RIGGS, Oregon City Recorder & Elections Officer Pbulish 05/21/2017. CLK15903393

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Publication: OPC Legals

Section: OPC Legals

Start Date: 06/21/2017

End Date: 06/21/2017