Idaho county and local articles on the November 8 election ballot

Early voting begins Oct. 24 at the following locations: Ada County Elections (400 N. Benjamin Ln., Boise); Boise City Hall (150 N. Capitol Blvd.); Meridian City Hall (33 E. Broadway Ave.): Eagle City Hall (660 E. Civic Ln.); and at the mobile voting unit (click here for times and locations).

COUNTY COMMISSIONER SECOND DISTRICT – 4 year term

COUNTY COMMISSIONER THIRD DISTRICT – 2 year term

COUNTY SHERIFF – 2 year term

DISTRICT COURT CLERK

JUDGES MAGISTRATE OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT (Vote yes or no on continuation)

CANDIDATES FOR ADA COUNTY HIGHWAY DISTRICT

WESTERN IDAHO COLLEGE APPLICANTS

KUNA RURAL FIRE DISTRICT LEVY – simple majority required for approval

Is the Kuna Rural Fire District Board of Commissioners authorized and empowered to increase its levy and budget, pursuant to Idaho Code Section 63-802(1)(a), to cover its personnel, equipment and maintenance costs of the fire district of the fire district Operations for the protection of property against fire and the provision of life preservation services by increasing its budget in the amount of seven one hundred and fifty thousand and not/100 dollars [$750,000.00] beginning in fiscal year 2024 and which will thereafter be established as the base budget for purposes of Idaho Code § 63-802, as provided for in Kuna Rural Fire District Board of Commissioners resolution passed August 10 2022?

The following information is required by Idaho Code Section 34-914: Tax will be used to recruit, equip and maintain fire district operations and will be a tax increase of $16.34 per installment of $100,000 in assessed value, per year, based on current conditions.

KUNA RURAL FIRE DISTRICT BOND – 2/3 supermajority (66.67%) required for approval

Should the Kuna Rural Fire District issue and sell its general bond bonds to pay for the cost of acquiring, constructing, installing and equipping a new fire station in Kuna, Idaho in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $6,000,000? The bonds will mature over a period not to exceed thirty (30) years from their date and will be payable only from the annual levies of excess taxes on all taxable property in the district in sufficient quantities to pay such bonds, as more fully provided for in Resolution No. 2022-28, adopted August 10, 2022.

The following information is required by Idaho Code Section 34-913: The project to be financed through the sale of the proposed general bonds for an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $6,000,000 is the acquisition, construction, l installation and equipping of a new fire station in Kuna, Idaho. The date for the district’s special election is November 8, 2022. The district currently has no outstanding general obligation secured debt. The expected interest rate on the proposed bond issue, based on current market rates, is 3.65% per annum. The refund of the bond will be made with a tax of $7.20 per $100,000 of assessed value, per year, under current conditions. The total amount to be repaid over the term of the bonds, principal and interest, according to the interest rate provided, is estimated at $9,917,450, or $6,000,000 in principal and $3,917,450 in interest over a maximum term of thirty years.

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