Rio Grande Village Police Income Tax Addition (November 2011)

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A Rio Grande Village Police Income Tax Addition measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the village of Rio Grande which is in Gallia County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 67 (48.91%)
  • NO 70 (51.09%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to add to the current income tax by a rate of .5 percent for a period of five years in order to further pay for police protection services and equipment and supply needs in the village.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Ordinance providing for a half (0.5%) percent levy on income for the purpose of POLICE PROTECTION WAGES / BENEFITS, EQUIPMENT, SUPPLIES, AND APPARATUS, for calendar years 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 be passed?[3]

References

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