Numbers matter in decision on Troutdale City Hall bond
There's no need for me to take the space to restate my ballot argument against Troutdale Measure 26-202 as proponents have done under My View.
My view can be read in the Multnomah County Voters' Pamphlet.
However, I do want to correct a figure that is being circulated. Measure 26-202 proponents are saying that the current lease payments are over $75,000.
On page 49 of the City Budget, it is clearly stated that the current budget allocations for the two rented locations, 219 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, and 321 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, are $32,335 and $30,105 respectively, totaling $62,440.
An approximate debt service figure for the bond can also be found on page 260 of the same budget, where the current debt service for the Police Station construction bond for $7.54 million is $557,098, rising incrementally to $730,450 in 2030-2031.
Paul Wilcox, Troutdale
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