|ELECTION 2014: Voters approve new hospital, reject public safety tax|
|Written by The Curry Coastal Pilot|
|November 05, 2013 07:27 pm|
More than 65 percent of voters in the Curry Health District, which stretches from Port Orford to Pistol River, approved a $10 million obligation bond to replace the Curry General Hospital in Gold Beach.
At the same time, 58 percent of all Curry County voters rejected a county public safety tax measure that would have raised taxes by $1.34 per $1,000 of accessed property value.
In Port Orford about 57 percent of the voters approved a local option tax levy for funding the police department.
In Gold Beach, 53 percent of voters said no to a seven-year tax levy to purchase a new fire truck.