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Cincinnati Fire District Levy Increase (March 2012)

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A Cincinnati Fire District Levy Increase measure was on the March 20, 2012 ballot in the Cincinnati fire district area which is in Tazewell County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 99 (34.6%)
  • NO 187 (65.4%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to increase the current property tax in the district to one set at a rate of 4.975 percent in order to pay for fire protection services in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the extension limitation under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law for Cincinnati Fire Protection District be increased from the lesser of 5% or the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index over the prior levy year to 49.75% per year for 2012?[3]


  1. Tazewell County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Tazewell County Clerk, March Sample Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.