Joint Ambulance District Levy Replacement (March 2012)

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A Joint Ambulance District Levy Replacement measure was on the March 6, 2012 ballot in the TEMS joint ambulance district which is in Jefferson County.

The measure was approved

  • YES: 1,140 (67.02%)Approveda
  • NO: 561 (32.98%)[1]

This measure sought to replace the current ambulance levy with one set at a rate of $.15 per $100 of assessed property value for a further five years in order continue to pay for emergency medical services in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

A replacement of a tax for the benefit of the TEMS Joint Ambulance District for the purpose of emergency medical services at a rate not exceeding 1.5 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.15 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.[3]


  1. 'Jefferson County Board of Elections, March Election Results
  2. Jefferson County Board of Elections, Smithfield Sample Ballot (timed out)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.