Princeton School District Levy Addition (March 2012)

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A Princeton School District Levy Addition measure was on the March 6, 2012 ballot in the Princeton school district area which is in Butler, Hamilton and Warren Counties.

This measures was approved
Butler

  • YES: 273 (55.83%) Approveda
  • NO: 216 (44.17%)[1]

Hamilton

  • YES: 5,575 (59.92%) Approveda
  • NO: 3,729 (40.08%)[2]

Warren

  • YES 216 (63.72%)Approveda
  • NO 123 (36.28%)[3]

This measure sought to add to the current school levy by a rate of $.65 per $100 assessed property value for a continuing period of time in order to further pay for current expenses in the school district area.[4] School officials noted that if the levy had not approved, a school would be closed, high school bus services would be canceled and classes would get larger. Even though the measure was approved, cuts will still need to be made in the district but they will be less drastic.[5]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

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

An additional tax for the benefit of the Princeton City School District, Counties of Hamilton, Butler and Warren, Ohio, for the purpose of CURRENT EXPENSES at a rate not exceeding six and five-tenths (6.5) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to sixty-five cents ($0.65) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a continuing period of time, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.

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