Gates Mills Village Charter Amendment (November 2011)

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A Gates Mills Village Current Expenses Levy Renewal measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the village of Gates Mills which is in Cuyahoga County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 752 (68.3%)Approveda
  • NO 349 (31.7%)[1]

This measure sought to amend the village charter so as to renew a levy of $.10 per $100 of assessed property value for a further five years which goes towards land preservation and protection within the village.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Article VIII, Section 5 of the Charter be amended to renew an existing tax levy for the public purpose of conserving, retaining, protecting and preserving land, water, forest, open, natural or wetland areas in this Municipality predominantly in their natural, scenic, open or wooded condition or as suitable habitat for fish, plants or wildlife, including the acquisition of such real property or interests therein as may be necessary to carry out that purpose, at a rate not exceeding 1 mill for each dollar of valuation, which amounts to 10 cents for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for five years, commencing in 2011, first due in calendar year 2012?[3]


  1. Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, Unofficial November Election Results
  2. Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, November Issues List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.