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Jefferson County Jail Levy Renewal (May 2011)

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A Jefferson County Jail Levy Renewal measure was on the May 17, 2011 ballot in Jefferson County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 2,756 (65.85%)Approveda
  • NO 1,430 (34.15%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current the current jail levy which is set at a rate of $.99 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further three years in order to continue to help pay for operational costs of the county jail.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

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Shall Jefferson County levy a tax of $.99 per $1,000 assessed value for jail operations for three years beginning 2011-2012? This measure renews current local option taxes.