NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING
A public meeting of the West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) will be held on June 13, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at 2701 NW Vaughn Street, Suite 452, Portland, Oregon. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018, as approved by the West Multnomah SWCD Budget Committee on April 11, 2018. A summary of the budget is posted here. A printed copy of the budget may be inspected or obtained at our offices, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
The West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District is primarily funded by a property tax base approved by District voters in November 2006, ensuring a stable revenue source for programs delivered to west side citizens beginning in Fiscal Year 2007-2008. The permanent rate limit is set at 7.5 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value. The District’s classification as a public taxing entity requires compliance with Oregon Local Budget Law. The District is required to establish a Budget Committee, hold public meetings, and adopt the proposed budget. The Annual Budget Message and accompanying Adopted Budget are intended to explain the budget and highlight any significant changes in the District’s financial position.
The following are the District budget documents for each corresponding fiscal year: