Elections Information

City Of Grants Pass Police & Fire Proposed Ballot Measure - Summary Information


An election is coming on May 18, 2021, and the City of Grants Pass has referred a City proposed ballot measure 17-97 that, if passed, would provide funding for Police and Fire for three years.

The proposed measure, if passed, would include a three-year levy of $1.79 per $1,000 assessed value and would exclusively fund City police and fire operations. If the proposed levy does not pass, the services presented below would not be provided at current levels. The current levy, of $1.79 per $1,000 of assessed value, expires on June 30, 2021.

Current Services

  • Police and Fire Rescue
  • Retain Current Police & Fire Response Time Standards
  • Neighborhood Patrols
  • Detectives
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Traffic Enforcement
  • Fire Protection
  • Fire Prevention
  • Community Service Officers
  • Rogue Area Drug Enforcement
  • K-9 Team
  • Community Response Team
  • School Resources Officers
  • SWAT
  • Chaplains
  • Crises Negotiations Team

Partnerships

  • 911 Call Center
  • Women’s Crisis Support Team
  • Hearts with A Mission
  • District School Marshals Program
  • Options for Southern Oregon
  • Choices Counseling Center

Recently Added Service

  • Police Cadet Program

Revenue Public Safety FY 2021

Permanent
$13,228,107
Proposed Levy
$5,728,393
Gen Fund + Other
$7,396,066
Total
$26,352,566
Levy Pie Chart 2021

This information was reviewed by the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office for compliance with ORS 260.432. Information Provided by City Council.