Martins Ferry City Levy Addition (May 2011)

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A Martins Ferry City Levy Addition measure was on the May 3, 2011 ballot in the city of Martins Ferry which is in Belmont County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 601 (53.37%)Approveda
  • NO 525 (46.63%)[1]

This measure sought to add to the current property tax by a rate of $.10 per $100 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to help pay for a new fire truck for the city fire department.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

An additional tax for the benefit of the City of Martins Ferry for the purpose of purchasing a new fire truck at a rate not exceeding one (1) mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to ten cents ($0.10) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for five (5) years, commencing in 2011, first due in calendar year 2012.[3]


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