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Mercer County Disabilities Levy Renewal (May 2011)

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A Mercer County Disabilities Levy Renewal measure was on the May 3, 2011 ballot in Mercer County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 3,598 (69.76%)Approveda
  • NO 1,560 (30.24%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current disabilities levy which is set at a rate of 2.42 mills for a further six years in order to help pay for disability services and programs offered in the county.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

A renewal of a tax for the benefit of County of Mercer for the purpose of developmental disabilities programs and services and for the acquisition, construction, renovation, financing, maintenance, and operation of developmental disabilities facilities by the Board of Developmental Disabilities (a.k.a. Cheryl Ann Programs) at a rate not exceeding two and fortytwo hundredths mills (2.42 mills) for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to 24.2 cents ($0.242) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of six years, commencing in 2011, first due in calendar year 2012.