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Barton-Crescent Fire District Levy Replacement (May 2011)

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A Barton-Crescent Fire District Levy Replacement measure was on the May 3, 2011 ballot in the Barton-Crescent fire district area which is in Belmont County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 115 (82.73%)Approveda
  • NO 24 (17.27%)[1]

This measure sought to replace the current property tax with one set at a rate of $.50 per $100 of assessed property value for a continuing period of time in order to help pay for emergency medical services offered in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

A replacement of four (4) mills and an increase of one (1) mill to constitute a tax for the benefit of the Barton Crescent Fire District #5 for the purpose of any emergency medical service operated by the fire department or fire fighting company, for maintaining and or purchasing equipment and properties and providing for operating expenses, at a rate not exceeding five (5) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to fifty cents ($0.50) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a continuing period of time, commencing in 2011, first due in calendar year 2012.[3]


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