Goshen Township Park Levy Renewal (March 2012)

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A Goshen Township Park Levy Renewal measure was on the March 6, 2012 ballot in the township of Goshen which is in Champaign County.

The measure was approved

  • YES: 162 (57.04%) Approveda
  • NO: 122 (42.96%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current park levy which was set at a rate of $.10 per $100 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for park operational and maintenance costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

A renewal of a tax for the benefit of Goshen Township Memorial Park, for the purpose of DEFRAYING THE EXPENSES OF THE TOWNSHIP MEMORIAL PARK DISTRICT AND PURCHASING, APPROPRIATING, OPERATING, MAINTAINING AND IMPROVING LAND FOR THE PARK FOR RECREATIONAL PURPOSES, at a rate not exceeding one (1) mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.10 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for five (5) years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.[3]

References

  1. Champaign County Board of Elections, March election results
  2. Champaign 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.