Union Township Fire Levy Replacement (March 2012)

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A Union Township Fire Levy Replacement measure was on the March 6, 2012 ballot in the township of Union which is in Fayette County.

The measure was approved

  • YES: 467 (66.96%) Approveda
  • NO: 235 (33.04%)[1]

This measure sought to replace the current fire levy with one set at a rate of $.10 per $100 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for fire equipment maintenance costs and fire fighter salaries.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

A replacement of a tax for the benefit of Union Township for the purpose of providing and maintaining fire apparatus, appliances, building or sites therefore, or sources of water supply and materials thereof, and the establishment and maintenance of lines of fire alarm, telegraph, or the payment of permanent, part time, or voluntary firemen, or fire-fighting companies to operate the same or contract for said fire protection 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 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.[3]

References

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