Marietta City School District Tax Levy (November 2010)

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A Marietta City School District Tax Levy was on the November 2, 2010 ballot in Washington County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 3,752 (45.4%)
  • NO 4,516 (54.6%) Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to implement a levy set at a sat of 6.38 mills for a period of five years in order to help pay for operational deficits expected in the school district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall a levy be imposed by the Marietta City Schools District, County of Washington, Ohio, for the purpose of AVOIDING AN OPERATING DEFICIT, in the sum of $2,750,000, and a levy of taxes to be made outside of the ten-mill limitation estimated by the county auditor to average six and thirty-eight hundredths (6.38) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to sixty-three and eight-tenths cents ($0.638) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of five (5) years, commencing in 2010, first due in calendar year 2011.[3]


  1. Washington County Board of Elections, November Election Results (dead link)
  2. Washington County Election Board, "November 2 official questions an issues ballot," accessed November 2, 2010
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.