Blanchester-Marion Township Fire District Levy Renewal (November 2011)

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A Blanchester-Marion Township Fire District Levy Renewal measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the Blanchester-Marion fire district which is in Clinton County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 976 (74.28%)Approveda
  • NO 338 (25.72%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $.35 per $100 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to help pay for maintenance and operational costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

A renewal of a tax for the benefit of the Blanchester-Marion Township Joint Fire District, for the purpose of providing and maintaining fire apparatus, appliances, buildings, or sites therefore, or sources of water supply and materials therefore, or the establishment and maintenance of lines of fire alarm telegraph, or the payment of permanent, part-time or volunteer firefighters or firefighting companies to operate the same, including the payment of firefighter employer’s 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 firefighting company, at a rate not exceeding three and fifty-five hundredths (3.55) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to thirty-five and one- half cents ($0.355) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for five (5) years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.[3]


  1. Clinton County Board of Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Clinton County Board of Elections, Questions and issues list
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.