Franklin Township Fire & Road Levy Renewals, 2 (March 2012)

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Two Franklin Township Fire & Road Levy Renewal measures were on the March 6, 2012 ballot in the township of Franklin which is in Licking County.

Both measures were approved

The first measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $.20 per $100 of assessed property value for a further three years in order to continue to pay for the fire equipment maintenance, building costs and salaries in the township.

  • YES 317 (52.31%)Approveda
  • NO 289 (47.69%)

The second measure sought to renew the current street levy which is set at a rate of $.20 per $100 of assessed property value for a further three years in order to continue to pay for construction and repair of roads and bridges in the township.[1]

  • YES 319 (52.47%)Approveda
  • NO 289 (47.53%)[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure 1: A renewal of a tax for the benefit of Franklin Township, Licking County, OH, for the purpose of providing and maintaining fire apparatus, appliances, buildings or sites therefore, or sources of water supply and materials therefore, or the establishment and maintenance of lines of fire alarm telegraph, or the payment of permanent, part-time or volunteer firefighters or fire-fighting companies to operate the same, including the payment of firefighter employers’ contribution required under Section 742.34 of the Revised Code, or to purchase ambulance equipment, or to provide ambulance, paramedic, or other emergency medical services operated by a fire department or fire-fighting company at a rate not exceeding two (2) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to twenty cents ($0.20) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for three (3) years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.

Measure 2: A renewal of a tax for the benefit of Franklin Township, Licking County, OH, for the purpose of general construction, reconstruction, resurfacing, and repair of streets, roads and bridges at a rate not exceeding two (2) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to twenty cents ($0.20) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for three (3) years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.[3]

References

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