RENEW FIVE-YEAR LEVY FOR CHILDREN'S INVESTMENT FUND Levy is $0.4026 per $1000 of assessed property value, and produces an estimated $14 million per year for 5 years = 0.04026%
Levy is $0.4026 per $1000 of assessed property value, and produces an estimated $14 million per year for 5 years = 0.04026%
Shall Portland continue supporting child abuse prevention, foster children, early childhood, after school programs, renewing five-year levy starting 2009?
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MY FIRST IMPRESSION: While the City may not be technically responsible to provide these services, can anyone really argue against this law? I dislike how the City has outsourced the harder, more vulnerable tasks to less prominent governments (i.e. healthcare, jails, courthouse, schools, bridge maintenance, etc.) while keeping the less controversial and more glamourous ribbon-cutting tasks (i.e. police, fire, water/sewer, development, streetcar, parks, etc.). It's obscene that the City spends huge amounts on real estate development and fancy pet projects without considering if schools, children's programs, and clinics are properly served.