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Berea, Chagrin Falls & Garfield Heights School District Levy Additions, 3 (March 2012)

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Three School District Levy Addition measures were on the March 6, 2012 ballot in the school districts of Berea, Chagrin Falls and Garfield Heights which are in Cuyahoga County.

All three measures were approved

The Berea measure sought to add to the current school levy by a rate of $.39 per $100 of assessed property value for a continuing period of time in order to further pay for current expenses in the school district.

  • YES: 7,762 (54.80%) Approveda
  • NO: 6,401 (45.20%)

The Chagrin Falls measure sought to add to the current school levy by a rate of $.79 per $100 of assessed property value for a continuing period of time in order to further pay for current expenses in the school district.

  • YES: 1,173 (56.37%) Approveda
  • NO: 908 (43.63%)

The Garfield Heights measure sought to add to the current school levy by a rate of $.94 per $100 of assessed property value for a period of five years in order to further pay for emergency requirements as needed in the school district.[1]

  • YES: 3,028 (51.13%) Approveda
  • NO: 2,894 (48.87%)[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Berea Measure: An additional tax for the benefit of the Berea City School District for the purpose of current expenses at a rate not exceeding 3.9 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to 39 cents for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a continuing period of time, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.

Chagrin Falls Measure: An additional tax for the benefit of the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District for the purpose of current expenses at a rate not exceeding 7.9 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to 79 cents for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a continuing period of time, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.

Garfield Heights Measure: Shall a levy be imposed by the Garfield Heights City School District for the purpose of providing for the emergency requirements of the school district in the sum of $4,100,000 and a levy of taxes to be made outside the ten-mill limitation estimated by the county fiscal officer to average 9.4 mills for each dollar of valuation, which amounts to 94 cents for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of five years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.[3]

References

  1. Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, March Issues List
  2. Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, March Election Results
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.