Fairborn School District Levy Renewal (March 2012)

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A Fairborn School District Levy Renewal measure was on the March 6, 2012 ballot in the Fairborn school district area which is in Greene, Montgomery and Clark Counties.

This measure was approved overall.
Clark County

  • YES: 1 (25%)
  • NO: 3 (75%) Defeatedd[1]

Greene County

  • YES: 3,691 (59.23%) Approveda
  • NO: 2541 (40.77%)[2]

Montgomery County

  • YES 261 (47.37%)
  • NO 290 (52.63%)Defeatedd[3]

This measure sought to renew the current school levy which was set at a rate of $.84 per $100 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for emergency requirements as needed in the district.[4]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall a levy renewing an existing levy be imposed by the Fairborn City School District, FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING FUNDS FOR THE EMERGENCY REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SCHOOL DISTRICT, in the sum of $5,000,000 per year, and a levy of taxes to be made outside of the ten-mill limitation estimated by the county auditor to average eight and forty hundredths (8.40) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to eighty-four cents ($0.84) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of five (5) years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013?[5]