There are three bond measures on the poll proper now that can assist pump tens of millions into trails in Portland and past.
Beneath are blurbs on each taken from Oregon Trails Coalition (who endorses all three) and a hyperlink to extra data:
Measure 26-255 – Metro Parks and Nature Levy
The renewal of the Metro Parks and Nature Levy, will guarantee continuation of an current levy handed twice beforehand with sturdy help by voters all through the Portland metro area. The levy funds restoration of habitat for fish and wildlife, upkeep of Metro parks and pure areas, and grants for applications that improve equitable entry to nature. The measure helps the care and operations of 18,000 acres of parks, trails, and pure areas within the larger Portland space. Extra data right here.
Meaure 34-317 – Metropolis of Tualatin
Measure 34-317 authorizes a normal obligation bond to finance capital prices associated to trails, pure areas, sports activities fields, parks and river entry. It’s anticipated to incorporate a brand new east-west path hall and public entry level on the Tualatin River, new and improved sports activities fields, and parks enhancements citywide. Extra data right here.
Measure 3-589 – Glad Valley Parks
Measure 3-589 will renew a native choice levy that funds the Metropolis of Glad Valley’s parks and recreation providers for 5 years. It won’t increase taxes. The levy absolutely funds the Metropolis’s parks and recreation providers. Income helps defend and preserve such facilities as fields, playgrounds, trails, and picnic shelters, and supplies funding for issues like neighborhood occasions and youth and grownup sports activities and actions. Extra data right here.
When you’re a trails fan and wish to advocate for extra of them, think about collaborating within the Oregon Out of doors Recreation Summit. It begins tomorrow (10/27) and runs by way of Saturday.
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