Morgan County Disabilities Levy Renewals, 2 (November 2011)

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Two Morgan County Disabilities Levy Renewal measures were on the November 8, 2011 ballot in Morgan County.

Both measures were approved

The first measure sought to renew the current disabilities levy which is set at a rate of $.128 per $100 of assessed property value for a further six years in order to continue to pay for operational and maintenance costs of facilities which aid those with mental disabilities in the county.

  • YES 2,800 (58.2%)Approveda
  • NO 1,864 (38.8%)

The second measure sought to renew the current disabilities levy which is set at a rate of $.197 per $100 of assessed property value for a further six years in order to continue to pay for operational and maintenance costs of facilities which aid those with mental disabilities in the county.[1]

  • YES 2,836 (59.03%)Approveda
  • NO 1,827 (38.03%)[2]

Text of measure

Proposition 2 The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

A renewal of a tax for the benefit of Morgan County for the purpose of providing programs and services for persons with mental retardation and developmental disabilities and provide for the acquisition, construction, renovation, financing, maintenance, and operation of mental retardation and developmental disabilities facilities operated by or contracted through the Morgan County Board of Developmental Disabilities (programs, services, and facilities provided by the Board are commonly called the “Mary Hammond Program”, but are separate and distinct from the legal entity known as “Mary Hammond Enterprises, Inc.”, which operates a sheltered workshop and contracts with the Board to provide services to persons with mental retardation and developmental disabilities) at a rate not exceeding one and ninety-seven hundredths (1.97) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to nineteen and seven-tenths cents ($0.197) for each one hundred dollars of tax valuation, for a period of five (5) years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.

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