Verona Village Current & Police Levy Measures, 2 (March 2012)

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Two Verona Village Current & Police Levy Measures were on the March 6, 2012 ballot in the village of Verona which is in Preble County.

The first measure sought to renew the current expenses levy which is set at a rate of $.20 per $100 of value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for operational costs of the village.

  • YES 51 (55.43%)Approveda
  • NO 41 (44.57%)

The second measure sought to add to the current police levy by a rate of $.30 per $100 of value fir a period of one year in order to further pay for police salaries, vehicle maintenance costs and general police department operational expenses in the village.[1]

  • YES 30 (32.97%)
  • NO 61 (67.03%)Defeatedd[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Question 1: A renewal of a tax for the benefit of Village of Verona, for the purpose of current operating expenses at a rate not exceeding two (2) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to twenty cents ($0.20) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for four (4) years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.

Question 2: An additional tax for the benefit of Village of Verona, for the purpose of paying the salaries of permanent police personnel, including the payment of the police officer employers' contribution required under Section 742.33 of the Revised Code or providing and maintaining motor vehicles, communications, and other equipment used directly in the operation of a police department at a rate not exceeding three (3) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to thirty cents ($0.30) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for one (1) year, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.[3]

References

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