The Ohio Municipal Public Improvement Taxes Amendment was on the August 10, 1926 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated.
This amendment sought to modify Article XVIII,Section 11, of the Ohio Constitution to authorize municipalities to levy taxes to pay for public improvements from properties benefiting from those improvements.
| Ohio Amendment 1 (August 1926)|
|Yes|| 234,754|| 39.99%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|| “To authorize assessment by municipalities of the cost of acquiring property for public improvement up on lands benefited thereby.
Proposing to amend section 11 of article XVIII of the constitution of Ohio, so as to read as follows:
Section. 11. Any municipality acquiring property by purchase or appropriation for a public improvement may provide money there for, in whole or in part, by assessments upon property benefited by the improvement whether abutting adjacent or otherwise located. Such assessments shall in no case exceed special benefits conferred thereby.