By News-Register staff • 

Dayton voters approve police levy

DAYTON -- Voters approved a local option levy for police services.

According to final unofficial results released Wednesday morning by he Yamhill County Clerk's Office, the levy was approved, 474 yes, of 59 percent, to 325 no, or 41 percent.

The three-year levy will continue to fund a Yamhill County deputy sheriff who provides police service exclusively in Dayton. It also includes services such as Municipal Court, a records clerk, a code enforcement officer and support services.

Cost is estimated at $1.85 per $1,000 assessed property value each of the three years, starting in 2019-20. The owner of a house assessed at $150,000 for tax purposes would pay $277.50 per year.

The levy replaces the current levy that pays for the same law enforcement services, which expires June 30, 2019.

Comments

Lee

Good for you Dayton to support the safety of the community first. You did the right thing for this great little city.