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Big Island Township Fire Tax Levy Renewal Question (November 2012)

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A Big Island Township Fire Tax Levy Renewal question was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Marion County, which is in Ohio, where it was approved.

This question authorized the township of Big Island to renew a property tax levy of 2 mills ($2 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for five years in order to fund fire protection services.[1]

Election results

Big Island Township Tax Question
Approveda Yes 373 61.45%

Election results from Marion County 2012 General Election Results Summary, accessed December 20, 2012.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

A renewal of a tax for the benefit of Big Island Township for the purpose of providing and maintaining fire apparatus, appliances, buildings, or sites therefor, or sources of water supply and materials therefor, or the establishment and maintenance of lines of fire alarm telegraph, or the payments of permanent part time, or volunteer firefighters or firefighting companies to operate th e same, including the payment of the firefighters employers' contribution required under Section 742.34 of the Revised Code, or the purchase of ambulance equipment, or the provision of ambulance, paramedic. Or other emergency medical services operated by a fire department or fire fighting company, at a rate not exceeding 2 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.20 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar year 2014.[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Marion County General Election 2012 Election Results and Issues List
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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