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Lima City School District Levy Addition (March 2012)

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A Lima City School District Levy Addition measure was on the March 6, 2012 ballot in the Lima school district area which is in Allen County.

The measure was defeated

  • YES: 1,926 (48.73%)
  • NO: 2,026 (51.27%) Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to add to the current school levy by a rate of $.59 per $100 of assessed property value for a further five years n order to continue to pay for permanent improvement projects and current expenses in the school district.[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.

An additional tax for the benefit of the Lima City School District for the purpose of THE ACQUISTION, CONSTRUCTION, ENLARGMENT, RENOVATION, AND FINANCING OF GENERAL PERMANENT IMPROVEMENTS AND CURRENT OPERATING EXPENSES at a rate not exceeding 5.99 mills (1.5 mills of which is allocated to general permanent improvements and 4.49 mills of which is allocated to current operating expenses) for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.599 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2012 first due in calendar year 2013?

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