Urbana Township Fire Levy Addition (November 2011)

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An Urbana Township Fire Levy Addition measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the township of Urbana which is in Champaign County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 586 (56.02%)Approveda
  • NO 460 (43.98%)[1]

This measure sought to add to the current fire levy by a rate of $.38 per $100 of assessed property value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for fire apparatus and building maintenance costs as well as paying firemen in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

An additional tax for the benefit of Urbana Township (exclusive of the City of Urbana) for the purpose of PROVIDING AND MAINTAINING FIRE APPARATUS, APPLIANCE, BUILDINGS, EMS SERVICES OR SITE THEREFORE, OR PAYMENT OF FIREMEN OR FIRE FIGHTING COMPANIES TO OPERATE THE SAME at a rate not exceeding 3.8 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.38 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for four years, commencing in 2011, first due in calendar year 2012.[3]

References

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