West Manchester Village Police Levy Addition (March 2012)

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A West Manchester Village Police Levy Addition measure was on the March 6, 2012 ballot in the village of West Manchester which is in Preble County.

The measure was defeated

  • YES 40 (42.55%)
  • NO 54 (57.45%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to add to the current levy by a rate of $.20 per $100 of value for a period of three years in order to further pay for Police salary costs, equipment maintenance and department operational expenses in the village.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

An additional tax for the benefit of Village of West Manchester 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 two (2) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to twenty cents ($0.20) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for three (3) years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.[3]


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