Lynchburg Village Police Levy Addition (March 2012)

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A Lynchburg Village Police Levy Addition measure was on the March 6, 2012 ballot in the village of Lynchburg which is in Clinton and Highland Counties.

This measure was defeated overall.
Clinton County

  • YES: 1 (100%) Approveda
  • NO: 0 (0%)[1]

Highland County

  • YES: 130 (42.76%)
  • NO: 174 (57.42%) Defeatedd[2]

This measure sought to add to the current police levy by a rate of $.30 per $100 of assessed property value for a period of five years in order to further pay for operational costs and other police needs in the village.[3]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

An additional tax for the benefit of VILLAGE OF LYNCHBURG for the purpose of PROVIDING AND MAINTAINING MOTOR VEHICLES, COMMUNICATIONS, OTHER EQUIPMENT, BUILDINGS, AND SITES FOR SUCH BUILDINGS USED DIRECTLY IN THE OPERATION OF A POLICE DEPARTMENT, OR THE PAYMENT OF SALARIES OF PERMANENT POLICE PERSONNEL, INCLUDING THE PAYMENT OF THE POLICE OFFICER EMPLOYERS' CONTRIBUTION REQUIRED UNDER SECTION 742.33 OF THE REVISED CODE at a rate not exceeding 3 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.30 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 YEARS, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.[4]