Phenix Township Road District Levy Increase (March 2012)

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A Phenix Township Road District Levy Increase measure was on the March 20, 2012 ballot in the Phenix township which is in Henry County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 88 (38.77%)
  • NO 139 (61.23%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to levy an additional tax at a rate of .10 percent of taxable property in the road district area in order to pay for build a facility to house machinery needed to repair and construct roads.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Township Board of Trustees of Phenix Township levy an "equipment and building tax" at the maximum rate of .10% of the value of all the taxable property in the Phenix Township Road District for the purpose of acquiring machinery and equipment or for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, or reconstructing buildings for housing machinery and equipment used in the construction, repair, and maintenance of township or district roads, or for both those purposes?[3]


  1. Henry County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Henry County Clerk, March Sample Ballot (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.