Hamilton County, 21 Proposed Tax Levy Measures (November 2009)

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There were 21 Proposed Tax Levy Measures on the November 3 ballot in Hamilton County.

Hamilton County

There were four proposed tax levies that cover the entire county.

Approveda The first one sought to add $.034 to the already existing sales tax in the county. The purpose of this tax is to supplement the general fund in regards to housing an health care programs for residents. This levy will be in place for five years. YES 51.75% NO 48.25%

Approveda The next proposed county tax was for a renewal on an already existing tax in the amount of $.413 and since it is approved it will be levied for another five years. The funds from this tax will go towards the funding of mental retardation and disability programs including schools, clinics and facilities within the county. YES 67.51% NO 32.49%

Approveda The next county tax was also a renewal, but sought to reduce a $.02 levy down to $.018. This levy will go towards the general fund and will be used towards public building maintenance and repairs and also the Cincinnati Union Terminal. YES 67.08% NO 32.92%

Approveda The last county wide tax was aimed at the public libraries, wanting to add an additional $.10 to the already existing levy and would last five years. This money will go towards operation and capital expenses made by the libraries. YES 72.76% NO 27.24%

City of Milford

Approveda This measure was a tax renewal that sought to renew a $.53 tax for another three years. The money gained from this tax will go towards the firefighters, both maintaining their building and equipment but also in ensuring water and safety systems around the city are kept up to date. YES 100% NO 0%

City of North College Hill

Approveda This tax sought to replace one that is already in place in the city. It sought to add a $.05 tax that will be used to help fund and maintain senior citizen facilities and services offered by the city. YES 65.46% NO 34.54%

Village of Addyston

Approveda This measure sought to renew a levy of $.20 in the town that is currently in place. The funds generated from this levy will be used to fund the fire protection and medical services offered to the village. YES 72.15% NO 27.85%

Village of Golf Manor

Approveda This measure sought to renew a tax that is currently in place. It is a tax of $.70 that will be used for current expenses and will be in place for the next five years. YES 69.99% NO 30.01%

Village of Greenhills

Approveda The village sought to renew a levy of $.15 in order to continue to help fund the general construction and reconstruction of roads, bridges and streets within the village area. The levy will be in pace for the next five years. YES 75.14% NO 24.86%

Village of Mariemont

Approveda The village sought to add an additional $.475 to the current levy in order to further help fund current expenses taken on by the village. This levy will be in place for the next five years. YES 69.94% NO 30.06%

Village of Woodlawn

Defeatedd The village sought to add a .1 percent levy on incomes within the village in order to further help the general funding of village operations. YES 48.08% NO 51.92%

Miami Township

Approveda This measure sought to replace a current tax levy with a $.16 levy instead in order to better support and help provide police protection for the township. There is no time limit set on the duration of this levy. YES 73.03% NO 26.97%

Approveda This measure sought to also replace another levy, this one would instead be a $.329 levy that would be used to help provide fire protection and medical services to the residents of the township. This also has no time set on the duration of the levy. YES 73.03% NO 26.97%

Symmes Township

Approveda This measure sought to replace and reduce an existing levy, making it $.10 instead of the previous amount. The money generated from this levy will help fund the parks and recreational facilities in the township. It will last for a further three years. YES 69.42% NO 30.58%

County School Districts

Approveda This measure sought to renew a $.911 levy in the Cincinnati School District. The money generated from this levy are put into an emergency fund for the district, used when there is a need and no other funds are available. This levy will be in place for a further five years. YES 60.37% NO 39.63%

Approveda This measure sought to renew a $.139 levy in the Mt. Healthy City School District. The money generated from this levy will be put into the district's emergency fund to be used when other funds are not available. This levy will be in place for a further five years. YES 57.39% NO 42.61%

Approveda This measure sought to renew a $.571 levy in the Reading Community City School District. The money generated from this levy will be put into the general fund in order to ensure there is not a budget deficit. This levy will be in place for a further three years. YES 60.26% NO 39.74%

Approveda This measure sought to renew a $.79 levy in the Winton Woods City School District. The money generated from this levy are put into an emergency fund for the district, used when there is a need and no other funds are available. This levy will be in place for a further ten years. YES 59.29% NO 40.71%

County Fire Districts

Approveda This measure sought to put an additional $.15 levy in the Harrison Township Fire District. The money generated from this levy will be used to help fund ambulance and emergency medical services to the township residents. This levy will be in place for as long as it is needed. YES 67.15% NO 32.85%

Approveda This measure sought to put an additional $.23 levy in the Little Miami Joint Fire and Rescue District. The money generated from this levy will be used to provide fire protection and emergency medical services to city residents. This levy will be in place for as long as it is needed. YES 56.17% NO 43.83%

Columbia Township

Approveda This measure sought to renew a $.35 levy in the Columbia Township Waste District. The money generated from this levy would be used to help fund the collection and disposal of garbage and refuse within the township. This levy will be in place for a further three years.[1] YES 83.01% NO 16.99%[2]

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