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Arlington School District Income Tax Measures, 2 (May 2011)

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Two Arlington School District Income Tax Measures were on the May 3, 2011 ballot in the Arlington school district area which is in Hancock County.

Both measures were defeated

The first measure sought to implement an income tax set at a rate of .5 percent for a continuing period of time in order to help pay for constructing new school facilities and renovate current facilities.

  • YES 724 (45.62%)
  • NO 863 (54.38%)Defeatedd

The second measure sought to add to the current income tax by a rate of .25 percent for a continuing period of time in order to help pay for permanent improvements in the district.[1]

  • YES 675 (42.67%)
  • NO 907 (57.33%)Defeatedd[2]

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 an annual income tax of one quarter of one percent (0.25%) on the school district income of individuals and of estates be imposed by the Arlington Local School District, for twenty-seven (27) years, beginning January 1, 2012, for the purpose of PROVIDING FOR PERMANENT IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT?

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