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   NJ Public Question No. 4

ELECTION INFORMATION

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Green Acres Bonding

Race Type

Referendum

Filing Deadline

11/30/1994 12:00 pm

Polls Open

11/7/1995 5:00 am

Polls Close

11/7/1995 7:00 pm

Term Starts

11/8/1995 12:00 pm

Term Ends

12/31/9999 12:00 pm

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Posted 10/3/2012, Updated 10/3/2012

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NARRATIVE

Green Acres, Farmland and Historic Preservation, and Blue Acres Bond Issue Interpretive Statement Approval of this act will authorize the sale of $340 million in state general obligation bonds to be used for acquiring and developing lands for recreation and conservation purposes, purchasing farmland development easements and funding farmland soil and water conservation projects, and funding historic preservation projects and coastal and inland "Blue Acres" projects. Of the total sum authorized: (1) $250 million will be used for acquiring and developing lands for public recreation and conservation purposes; (2) $50 million will be used for farmland preservation purposes and for farmland soil and water conservation projects; (3) $10 million will be used for historic preservation purposes; (4) $15 million will be used to fund a new "coastal Blue Acres" bond program that will provide grants and low-interest loans to local governments to purchase from willing sellers, for recreation and conservation purposes, coastal properties that are prone to or have incurred flood or storm damage; and (5) $15 million will be used to fund a new "inland Blue Acres" bond program by which the state may purchase from willing sellers, for recreation and conservation purposes, properties in the Passaic river basin floodway that are prone to or have incurred flood or storm damage.


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CERTIFIED RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

 

Yes
(YES)

766,798
68.15%

 

No
(NO)

358,388
31.85%

 

Source for election returns: http://www.nj.gov/state/elections/election-results/1995-general-election-public-questions.pdf


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