Ballots are accepted until 8pm on Tuesday, May 19th. Remember, postmarks don’t count! Drop off your ballot at one of these locations:
Douglas County Clerk’s OfficeRooms CH124 & Hallway Slot1036 SE Douglas AvenueRoseburg, OROpen M-F 8am-5pmElection Day, Hallway Slot until 8pm
Douglas County Court HouseFront Lawn1036 SE Douglas AvenueRoseburg, ORWalk up 24 hours a dayElection Day until 8pm
Library East Parking LotCorner of Fowler Street & Diamond Lake BlvdRoseburg, ORDrive-up 24 hours a dayElection Day until 8pm
Umpqua Community CollegeAdmin Building Drop Slot1140 Umpqua College RdRoseburg, ORWalk-up Mon-Thur 7:30am-8pm; Fri. 7:30am-5pmElection Day until 8pm
The News-Review’s recent editorial claiming now’s not the right time for the Roseburg School Bond campaign is shortsighted and selfish. The tax increase won’t go into effect until next year, and the bond spans 20 years. In another year, our economy will be much healthier, and so will our schools if we pass this bond.
Our schools today are outdated and need to be modernized, so they’re safer, securer, and our children have the best learning environment possible. The bond is modest …
In the News Review, May 12, 2020, the editorial board of our community paper of record makes several statements regarding the School Bond Levy for Roseburg Public Schools. (see excerpt at the bottom)
But, according to the editors, “2020 just isn’t the year …
My husband and I put forth time, energy and money to update our home. Whether voluntary or involuntary, our actions are driven by the reality that time erodes and our home demands attention.
Perhaps it’s replacing a leaky faucet, carpet bearing years of traffic, an outdated HVAC system or dry rot, to a homeowner or renter, your home is personal. We value our living conditions, and we desire comfort, functionality, and safety …
Yes, if this Bond is passed, our property taxes are going to go up a little.
But, “What’s a little?” Here’s “a little”:
We are currently paying an average of $0.64 per $1,000 of assessed value on our property for schools.
If the Bond passes, will NOT pay for any increase in our property taxes until November, 2021 …