Parma & Strongville School District Levy Renewals, 2 (March 2012)

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Two School District Levy Renewal measures were on the March 6, 2012 ballot in the school districts of Parma and Strongville which are in Cuyahoga County.

Both measures were approved

The Parma measure sought to renew the current school levy which was set at a rate of $.38 per $100 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for emergency requirements as needed in the school district.

  • YES: 13,213 (54.75%) Approveda
  • NO: 10,920 (45.25%)

The Strongville measure sought to renew the current school levy which was set at a rate of $.60 per $100 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for current expenses in the school district.[1]

  • YES: 7,238 (53%) Approveda
  • NO: 6,419 (47%)[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Parma Measure: Shall a levy renewing an existing levy be imposed by the Parma City School District for the purpose of providing for the emergency requirements of the school district in the sum of $8,062,500 and a levy of taxes to be made outside of the ten-mill limitation estimated by the county fiscal officer to average 3.8 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amount to 38 cents for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of five years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013?

Strongville Measure: A renewal of a tax for the benefit of the Strongsville City School District for the purpose of current expenses at a rate not exceeding 6 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to 60 cents for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of five years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.[3]

References

  1. Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, March Issues List
  2. Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, March Election Results
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.