NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF BALLOT TITLE

NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF BALLOT TITLE In accordance with ORS 250.275, notice is hereby given that the following ballot title for a measure referred by Hillsboro City Council has been filed with the City Elections Officer of Hillsboro on February 7, 2017. CAPTION RENEWAL OF CURRENT OPERATING LEVY FOR POLICE, FIRE AND PARKS. QUESTION: Shall Hillsboro renew the operating levy of $1.72 per $1,000 for police, fire and parks for five years beginning 2018-19? This measure renews current local option taxes. SUMMARY: This measure would renew the current police, fire and parks operating levy approved by voters in 2012, which expires in June 2018. Renewing the levy would pay for continuing current services for police, fire and emergency medical response, and parks maintenance. The majority of the levy would go to the Hillsboro Police and Fire Departments and the remainder to parks maintenance services. The City Council placed this measure on the ballot to maintain existing services and programs for police, fire and park maintenance such as: Police would maintain: Patrol officers and neighborhood patrols Detectives for investigations, including internet crime, fraud and elder abuse Community policing programs Street crimes, narcotics and gang enforcement programs Child and domestic violence intervention Youth services and school resource officers Fire would maintain: Current response times for emergency calls Hazardous materials and technical rescue emergency response capabilities Fire prevention, public education and safety programs Disaster preparedness programs Parks would maintain: Upkeep of recreation facilities, parks, playgrounds, ball fields, wetlands, natural areas and future developed parkland Estimated revenues for each year of levy: $21,851,283 in 2018-19 $22,506,822 in 2019-20 $23,182,026 in 2020-21 $23,877,487 in 2021-22 $24,593,812 in 2022-23 An elector may file petition for review of this ballot title in the Washington County Circuit Court no later than 5 p.m. on February 17, 2017. For further information, contact City Recorder/Elections Officer at 503-681-6117. /s/ Amber Ames City Recorder Publish 02/08/2017. HT15883421

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Publication: OPC Legals

Section: OPC Legals

Start Date: 02/08/2017

End Date: 02/08/2017