Proposed Greater Toledo Pool Recreation District


The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners will conduct a hearing on the formation of the proposed Greater Toledo Pool Recreation District (District). The boundaries of the proposed District generally coincide with the existing boundaries of the City of Toledo and the Toledo Rural Fire Protection District, with some variations. Board of Commissioners Order #12-16-332 initiating this formation process contains a legal description of the proposed District and a map of the included properties. It can be viewed online at by clicking on the link to the Proposed Greater Toledo Pool Recreation District or by viewing the map and legal description at the Office of the Board of Commissioners, Room 110, Lincoln County Courthouse, 225 W. Olive, Newport, Oregon. The formation also includes a proposal to establish a permanent rate property tax levy of $0.77 (77 cents) per $1,000 of assessed value. If this formation proceeds the Board will enter an order at a future date calling for an election on the issue of formation and establishment of the permanent rate property tax.

The hearing will be held at 9:30 a.m. on January 25, 2017 in the Board of Commissioners Conference Room, which is Room 108 of the Lincoln County Courthouse also located at 225 West Olive Street in Newport, Oregon. All interested persons may appear and be heard. At that time the Board will consider the boundaries of the proposed District, its benefits to the community and properties within the proposed boundary, the proposed number of members on the District Board and the method of their election, and the proposed level of funding needed by the District to operate. The Board may also set a final hearing date on the proposed District. Questions concerning this matter may be directed to the Office of County Counsel, 225 West Olive Street, Room 110, Newport, Oregon 97365, (541) 265-4108.