Freedom Township Park Levy Addition (March 2012)

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A Freedom Township Park Levy Addition measure was on the March 6, 2012 ballot in the township of Freedom which is in Portage County.

The measure was defeated

  • YES 221 (41.54%)
  • NO 311 (58.46%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to add to the current levy which by a rate of $.05 per $100 of assessed property value for a period of three years in order to further pay for parks and recreational purposes in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

An additional tax for the benefit of Freedom Township for the purpose of parks and recreational purposes, including park development and improvement at a rate not exceeding 0.5 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to 5 cents for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 3 years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013[3]

References

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