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London City School District Levy Increase (November 2011)

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A London City School District Levy Increase measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the London city school district area which is in Madison County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 1,838 (38.75%)
  • NO 2,905 (61.25%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to increase the current school levy by a rate of $.85 per $100 of assessed property value for a period of five years in order to further pay for emergency requirements as needed in the school district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall a levy be imposed by the London City School District for the purpose of PROVIDING FOR THE EMERGENCY REQUIREMENTS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT in the sum of two million, five hundred thousand dollars ($2,500,000) and a levy of taxes to be made outside of the ten-mill limitation estimated by the county auditor to average eight and five-tenths (8.5) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to eighty-five cents ($0.85) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of five (5) years, commencing in 2011, first due in calendar year 2012.[3]

References

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