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Ohio Valley School District Levy Addition (November 2011)

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An Ohio Valley School District Levy Addition measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the Ohio Valley school district area which is in both Adams and Highland Counties.

This measure was defeated
Adams

  • YES 1,674 (25.06%)
  • NO 5,005 (74.94%)Defeatedd[1]

Highland

  • YES 45
  • NO 187Defeatedd[2]

This measure sought to add to the current school levy by a rate of $.94 per $100 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to avoid an operations deficit in the school district.[3] This is the third time the district will attempt to get approval of this levy.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall a levy be imposed by the Adams County/Ohio Valley Local School District, Counties of Adams and Highland, Ohio for the purpose of AVOIDING AN OPERATING DEFICIT, in the sum of $3,000,000 and a levy of taxes to be made outside the ten-mill limitation estimated by the county auditor to average nine and four-tenths (9.4) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to ninety-four cents ($0.94) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of five (5) years, commencing in 2011, first due in calendar year 2012?[4][5]

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