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Miami Trace School District Levy Renewal (March 2012)

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A Miami Trace School District Levy Renewal measure was on the March 6, 2012 ballot in the Miami Trace school district area which is in Fayette, Clinton, Highland, Madison, Pickaway and Ross Counties.

This measure was approved
Fayette County:

  • YES: 1,633 (54.6%) Approveda
  • NO: 1,358 (45.4%)[1]

Highland County

  • YES: 1 (50%)
  • NO: 1 (50%)[2]

Madison County:

  • YES 1 (33.33%)
  • NO 2 (66.67%)Defeatedd[3]

Pickaway County:

  • YES 60 (48.36%)
  • NO 63 (51.64%)Defeatedd[4]

This measure sought to renew the current school levy which was set at a rate of $.58 per $100 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for operational costs in the school district area.[5]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall a levy renewing an existing levy be imposed by the Miami Trace Local School District, for the purpose of avoiding an operating deficit in the sum of $2,400,000 per year, and a levy of taxes to be made outside of the ten-mill limitation estimated by the county auditor to average five and eight-tenths (5.8) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to fifty-eight cents ($0.58) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of five (5) years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013?[6]