NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF BALLOT TITLE

NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF BALLOT TITLE Notice is hereby given that a ballot title for a measure referred by the City of Scappoose will be filed with the Columbia County Clerk on August 22, 2019. The ballot title is: Caption (10 word limit) (10) 3 cent fuel tax for street repairs, traffic safety projects Question (20 word limit) (20) Shall Scappoose adopt a 3 cent per gallon fuel tax to fund street repairs and pedestrian safety projects including sidewalks? Summary (175 word limit) (175) Measure raises revenue for street repairs and pedestrian safety projects by imposing a 3 cent per gallon tax on all motorists purchasing motor vehicle fuel in the City of Scappoose, unless the fuel is exempted from taxation under state or federal laws. Many of the city’s streets were built more than forty years ago and are deteriorating. The tax revenue may only be used for construction, reconstruction, improvement, repair, and maintenance of streets and sidewalks within the city. In addition to being used for pothole repairs and overlay paving on an as needed basis, community priority projects identified during the annual town meeting include: Completing sidewalks and pavement overlay on SW Old Portland Rd., from Highway 30 to Havlik; Installing sidewalks and pavement overlay on SE 3rd from Grant Watts Elementary to SE Elm St.; and Installing sidewalks and pavement overlay on SW JP West from Highway 30 to SW 4th St. Funds can be used to provide the match for grant programs like ODOT’s Safe Routes to Schools program. Tax sunsets after 10 years. An elector may file a petition for review of this ballot title in the Columbia County Circuit Court no later than 5:00 p.m., August 21, 2019 (which is the 7th business day after receipt.) Published pursuant to OR 250.296 by Susan M Reeves, MMC, City Recorder. Publish August 16, 2019 CCS125481

ad: 125481

Publication: OPC Legals 2

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2019/08/16

End Date: 2019/08/16

Owner: City of Scappoose

City: SCAPPOOSE

County: Columbia