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Hancock County Board of Mental Health Levy Renewal (March 2012)

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A Hancock County Board of Mental Health Levy Renewal measure was on the March 6, 2012 ballot in Hancock County.

The measure was approved

  • YES: 9,854 (65.31%) Approveda
  • NO: 5,235 (34.69%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current board's levy which was set at a rate of $.13 per $100 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for mental health and abuse services offered in the county.[2]

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.

A renewal of a tax for the benefit of Hancock County, for the purpose of PROVIDING MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES by the Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services at a rate not exceeding 1.3 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to thirteen cents ($0.13) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of five (5) years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.