Marietta Township Fire & Emergency Levy Measures, 2 (March 2012)
The first measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $.05 per $100 of assessed value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for and emergency services in the township.
The second measure sought to replace the current ambulance levy with one set at a rate of $.325 per $100 of assessed value for a period of five years in order to further pay for emergency services in the township.
- YES 538 (47.4%)
- NO 597 (52.6%)
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
| Question 1: A renewal of a tax for the benefit of Marietta Township for the purpose of FIRE AND EMERGENCY PROTECTION at a rate not exceeding 0.5 mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to five cents ($0.05) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of 5 years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.
Question 2: A replacement of a tax for the benefit of Marietta Township for the PURCHASE OF AMBULANCE EQUIPMENT, OR TO PROVIDE AMBULANCE OR EMERGENCY SERVICES provided by a fire department or firefighting company, or both, at a rate not exceeding three and one-fourth (3.25) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to thirty-two and one-half cents ($0.325) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of 5 years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.
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