Arcadia School District Levy Renewals, 2 (March 2012)

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Two Arcadia School District Levy Renewal measures were on the March 6, 2012 ballot in the Arcadia school district area which is in Hancock County.

Both measures were approved

The first measure sought to renew the current school levy which was set at a rate of $.37 per $100 of assessed property value for a further three years in order to continue to avoid an operations deficit in the school district.

  • YES: 517 (61.21%) Approveda
  • NO: 328 (38.79%)

The second measure sought to renew the current school levy which was set at a rate of $.54 per $100 of assessed property value for a further four years in order to continue to avoid an operating deficit in the school district.[1]

The results of the measures were as follows:[2]

  • YES: 509 (59.07%) Approveda
  • NO: 353 (40.93%)[3]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Measure 1: Shall a levy renewing an existing levy be imposed by the Arcadia Local School District for the purpose of AVOIDING AN OPERATING DEFICIT in the sum of $305,000 and a levy of taxes to be made outside of the ten-mill limitation estimated by the county auditor to average 3.71 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to thirty-seven cents ($0.37) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of three (3) years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013?

Measure 2: Shall a levy renewing an existing levy be imposed by the Arcadia Local School District for the purpose of AVOIDING AN OPERATING DEFICIT in the sum of $440,000 and a levy of taxes to be made outside of the ten-mill limitation estimated by the county auditor to average 5.4 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to fifty-four cents ($0.54) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of four (4) years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013?

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