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Butler Township Police Levy Addition (March 2012)

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A Butler Township Police Levy Addition measure was on the March 6, 2012 ballot in the township of Butler which is in Montgomery County.

The measure was defeated

  • YES 1,118 (47.76%)
  • NO 1,223 (52.2415%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to add to the current police levy by a rate of $.30 per $100 of assessed property value for a continuing period of time in order to further pay for police salaries and operational costs of the police department in the village.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

An additional tax for the benefit of Butler Township for the purpose of PROVIDING AND MAINTAINING MOTOR VEHICLES, COMMUNICATIONS, OTHER EQUIPMENT, BUILDINGS, AND SITES FOR SUCH BUILDINGS USED DIRECTLY IN THE OPERATION OF A POLICE DEPARTMENT, OR THE PAYMENT OF SALARIES OF PERMANENT POLICE PERSONNEL, INCLUDING THE PAYMENT OF THE POLICE OFFICER EMPLOYERS’CONTRIBUTION REQUIRED UNDER SECTION 742.33 OF THE REVISED CODE at a rate not exceeding 3 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.30 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a continuing period of time, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.[3]


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