Canton Township Fire Tax Levy Question (November 2012)

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A Canton Township Fire Tax Levy question was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Stark County, which is in Ohio, where the vote was too close to call.

This question would have authorized the Township of Canton to increase property taxes by 3.5 mills ($3.5 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for five years in order to fund ambulance, paramedic and other emergency medical services and fire protection services in the Township.[1]

Election results

Canton Township Tax Question
ResultVotesPercentage
Too close to calltc No3,17050.23%
Yes 3,141 49.77%

Election results from Stark County November 6, 2012 Election Results Summary

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

An additional tax for the benefit of Canton 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 payment of firefighting companies or permanent, part-time, or volunteer firefighting, emergency medical service, administrative, or communications personnel to operate the same, including the payment of any employer

contributions required for such personnel under section 145.48 or 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 five-tenths (3.5) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to thirty-five cents ($0.35) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for five (5) years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.[1][2]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Stark County 2012 General Election Legal Notice
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.



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