Camden Village Police Levy Measures, 2 (March 2012)

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Two Camden Village Police Levy Measures were on the March 6, 2012 ballot in the village of Camden which is in Preble County.

The first measure sought to renew the current police levy which is set at a rate of $.60 per $100 of value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for police salaries, vehicle maintenance costs and general police department operational expenses of the village.

  • YES 221 (56.96%)Approveda
  • NO 167 (43.04%)

The second measure sought to add to the current police levy by a rate of $.10 per $100 of value fir a period of five years in order to further pay for police salaries, vehicle maintenance costs and general police department operational expenses in the village.[1]

  • YES 151 (39.32%)
  • NO 233 (60.68%)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.

Question 1: A renewal of a tax for the benefit of Village of Camden for the purpose of paying the salaries of permanent police personnel, including the payment of the police officer employers' contribution required under Section 742.33 of the Revised Code or providing and maintaining motor vehicles, communications, and other equipment used directly in the operation of a police department at a rate not exceeding six (6) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to sixty cents ($0.60) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for five (5) years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.

Question 2: An additional tax for the benefit of Village of Camden for the purpose of paying the salaries of permanent police personnel, including the payment of the police officer employers' contribution required under Section 742.33 of the Revised Code or providing and maintaining motor vehicles, communications, and other equipment used directly in the operation of a police department at a rate not exceeding one (1) mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to ten cents ($0.10) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for five (5) years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.

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