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Swanton School District Emergency Levy Renewal (March 2012)

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A Swanton School District Emergency Levy Renewal measure was on the March 6, 2012 ballot in Swanton school district area which is in Fulton and Lucas Counties.

The measure was defeated overall
Fulton County:

  • YES: 748 (49.97%)
  • NO: 749 (50.03%) Defeatedd[1]

Lucas County:

  • YES 189 (35.39%)
  • NO 345 (64.61%)Defeatedd[2]

This measure sought to renew the current school levy which was set at a rate of $.422 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.[3]

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.

Shall a levy renewing an existing levy be imposed by the Swanton Local School District for the purpose of providing for the emergency requirements of the school district in the sum of $825,000 and a levy of taxes to be made outside of the tenmill limitation estimated by the Fulton County Auditor to average 4.22 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.422 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013?

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