Ross Township Police Levy Addition (August 2012)

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A Ross Township Police Levy Addition measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Ross, which is in Butler County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 292 (31.5%)
  • NO 635 (68.5%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to add to the current police levy by a rate of $.25 per $100 of assessed value for a period of five years in order to continue tofurther pay for police maintenance and operational costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

An additional tax for the benefit of the Ross Township Police District for the purpose of PROVIDING AND MAINTAINING MOTOR VEHICLES, COMMUNICATIONS, OTHER EQUIPMENT, BUILDINGS, AND SITES FOR SUCH BUILDINGS USED DIRECTLY IN THE OPERATION OF A POLICE DEPARTMENT, OR THE PAYMENT OF SALARIES OF PERMANENT OR PART-TIME POLICE, COMMUNICATIONS, OR ADMINSTRATIVE PERSONNEL TO OPERATE THE SAME, INCLUDING THE PAYMENT OF ANY EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS REQUIRED FOR SUCH PERSONNEL UNDER SECTION 145.48 OR 742.33 OF THE REVISED CODE, OR THE PAYMENT OF THE COSTS INCURRED AS A RESULT OF CONTRACTS MADE WITH OTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS IN ORDER TO OBTAIN POLICE PROTECTION, OR THE PROVISION OF AMBULANCE OR EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES OPERATED BY A POLICE DEPARTMENT at a rate not exceeding two and five-tenths (2.5) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to twenty-five cents ($0.25) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of five (5) years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.[3]

References

  1. Butler County Board of Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Butler County Board of Elections, Ross Issue
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.