Granville Township Green Space Levy Renewal (March 2012)

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A Granville Township Green Space Levy Renewal measure was on the March 6, 2012 ballot in the township of Granville which is in Licking County.

The measure was approved

  • YES 1,515 (57.50%)Approveda
  • NO 1,120 (42.50%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current green space levy which is set at a rate of $.10 per $100 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for green space acquiring, maintenance and other protection services in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

A renewal of a tax for the benefit of Granville Township, Licking County, OH, for the purpose of acquiring, other than by appropriation, an ownership interest in land, water, or wetlands, or to restore or maintain land, water, or wetlands in which the board has an ownership interest, not for purposes of recreation, but for purposes of protecting and preserving the natural, scenic, open, or wooded condition of the land, water or wetlands against modification or encroachment resulting from occupation, development, or other use at a rate not exceeding one (1) mill for each one dollar of valuation which amounts to ten cents ($0.10) for each one hundred dollars in valuation, for five (5) years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.[3]

References

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