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Salem and Leetonia School District Levy Measures, 2 (May 2010)

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There were two Salem and Leetonia School District Levy Measures on the May 4 ballot in Columbiana County for voters in the school districts of Salem and Leetonia.

The Salem measure sought to renew the tax of $6.7 per $1,000 of assessed value of property in the city for a further five years in order to help with emergency services for the school district.

  • YES 2,401 (69.57%)Approveda
  • NO 1,050 (30.43%)

The Leetonia measure sought to add a tax of $8.8 per $1,000 of assessed value of property onto the current property tax in order to help avoid an operating expense deficit by the school district.[1] This was the seventh time school officials had asked residents to approve new taxes for the district, this tax was estimated to be able to generate around $578,000 a year. School officials hoped that by shortening the levy limit and taking suggestions from residents, this levy would be able to pass.[2]

  • YES 546 (42.72%)
  • NO 732 (57.28%)Defeatedd[3]

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