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Central & Defiance School District Levy Renewals, 2 (March 2012)

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Two Central & Defiance School District Levy Renewal measures were on the March 6, 2012 ballot in the Central and Defiance school district areas which are in Defiance County. The Defiance school measure is also in Paulding County.

Both measures were approved

The Central measure sought to renew the current school levy which was set at a rate of $.57 per $100 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for emergency requirements as needed in the school district.

  • YES: 1,883 (61.72%) Approveda
  • NO: 1,168 (38.28%)

The Defiance measure sought to renew the current school levy which was set at a rate of $.63 per $100 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for emergency operational costs in the district.[1]

  • YES: 1,117 (54.65%) Approveda
  • NO: 927 (45.35%)[2]

Paulding County

  • YES 2 (100%)Approveda
  • NO 0 (0%)[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.

Defiance Measure: Shall a levy renewing an existing levy be imposed by the Defiance City School District, Defiance and Paulding Counties, Ohio, for the purpose of providing for the emergency requirements of the School District in the sum of one million five hundred eighty thousand dollars ($1,580,000) and a levy of taxes to be made outside of the ten-mill limitation estimated by the county auditor to average six and thirty-eight hundredths (6.38) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to sixty-three and eight-tenths cents ($0.638) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of five (5) years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013?[4]

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