Athens City School District Tax Levy (November 2012)

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An Athens City School District tax levy was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Athens County, Ohio.[1]

This measure provides local residents with an option for renewing a levy of 3.2 mills with an increase of 0.5 mill for emergency requirements for 5 years. If enacted this measure will commence in 2012 to be first due in 2013.

Election results

Athens City School District Tax Levy
Approveda Yes 8,073 65.27%

Election results from [file:///Users/joshaltic/Downloads/2012%2520UNOFFICIALGENERAL%2520SUMMARY%2520RPT.HTM Athens County, Current Election Results]

Text of the Measure

Language on the ballot:

A majority affirmative vote is necessary for passage. Shall a levy renewing $3,200,000 and providing an increase of $500,000 be imposed by the Athens City School District, Athens County, Ohio for the purpose of providing for the emergency requirements of the school district in the sum of $3,700,000 and a levy of taxes be made outside of the ten-mill limitation estimated by the county auditor to average 7.18 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.718 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of 5 years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013?[2][3]

See also


  1. Athens County Board of Elections, "Sample Ballots General Election 11-06-2012," accessed November 1, 2012
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  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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