Geauga County Tax Issues…Just Say No!

ATTENTION, GEAUGA COUNTY VOTERS. . .JUST SAY NO TO CONTINUOUS TAX LEVIES!
Published Thursday, September 12, 2019

There are 29, COUNT THEM, 29 issues to be decided on Tuesday, November 5, a grand total of EIGHT WEEKS from now.

So here are the issues, arranged alphabetically by municipality:

TOWNSHIPS

BAINBRIDGE TOWNSHIP– Road and Bridges 2 mills for a 5-year renewal first payable in 2021

BURTON TOWNSHIP—
Fire and EMS 1.25 mills for 5-year renewal first payable in 2021

CHESTER TOWNSHIP—
1) Road and Bridges 1.5 mills for 5-year renewal first payable in 2021
2) Police and EMS 2.5 mills for 5-year renewal first payable in 2021
NOTE: Per Chester budget hearing with Geauga Auditor on 8/19 at least one of these issues will  involve elimination of rollback for taxpayers

CLARIDON TOWNSHIP + AQUILLA VILLAGE—
Fire and EMS 2 mill CONTINUOUS tax first payable in 2021
(This one is a CONTINUOUS tax and CONTINUOUS tax means FOREVER)

HAMBDEN TOWNSHIP—
1) Parks and Recreation .25 mills for 5-year renewal first payable in 2021
2) Permanent Improvements .8 mills for 5-year renewal first payable 2021
3) Precinct A ONLY; Sunday Sales at Osso, 9145 Old State Road

HUNTSBURG TOWNSHIP—
1) Roads and Bridges 1.5 mills for 5-year renewal first payable in 2020
2) Roads and Bridges 5 mills for ADDITIONAL CONTINUOUS tax first payable in 2020.
(This one is a CONTINUOUS tax and CONTINUOUS tax means FOREVER)

MONTVILLE TOWNSHIP—
ADDITIONAL Roads and Bridges 1.5 mills for 5 years first payable in 2020

MUNSON TOWNSHIP—
1)Roads and Bridges 1.5 mills for 5-year renewal first payable in 2020
2)Fire and EMS 1.75 mills for 5-year renewal first payable in 2021

NEWBURY TOWNSHIP—
Fire and EMS 1.6 mills CONTINUOUS tax first payable in 2021
(This one is a CONTINUOUS tax and CONTINUOUS tax means FOREVER)

PARKMAN TOWNSHIP—
1) Fire and EMS 1.9 mills for 5-year renewal first payable in 2021
2) Fire and EMS .5 mills for 5-year renewal first payable in 2021

THOMPSON TOWNSHIP—
1) Police and EMS 1.5 mills for 4-year renewal first payable in 2021
2)Precinct B ONLY; Sunday Sales at Master Piece Pizza, 6725 Madison

TROY TOWNSHIP—
Roads and Bridges 5 mills for 5-year renewal first payable in 2020

VILLAGES

AQUILLA VILLAGE—
Roads and Bridges 4 mills for 5-year renewal first payable in 2020

BURTON VILLAGE—
Police and EMS 2 mills for 3-year renewal first payable in 2020

MIDDLEFIELD VILLAGE—
1)Police and EMS 2 mills for 5-year renewal first payable in 2021
2) Precinct A ONLY; Sunday Sales at Aldi, 14955 Springdale Ave.

SOUTH RUSSELL VILLAGE—
Police and EMS 2.75 mills for 5-year renewal first payable in 2021

SCHOOL ISSUES

BERKSHIRE LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT—
General Permanent Improvements for 2.5 mills for 5 year renewal first payable in 2020

CHARDON LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT + LAKE COUNTY—
Buildings for ESTIMATED 5.3 mills for 37 years
(This one might as well be CONTINUOUS and FOREVER)

LAKE COUNTY SCHOOL FINANCING—
Specified Educational Programs for 4.9 mills for 5-year renewal first payable in 2021

COUNTY TAX ISSUES –JUST SAY NO!!!!!

GEAUGA COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH—
Mental Health Programs Renewal for 5-year renewal first payable in 2020
(CONSIDER THE NEW CONTRACT IS IN EXCESS OF $200,000 IN TOTAL VALUE JUST FOR DIRECTOR ADDAMS)

GEAUGA COUNTY PARKS DISTRICT—
Parks and Recreation
(DECEPTIVELY identified as a DECREASE; will eliminate 12.5 % ROLLBACK dollars) for 20 years (This sounds CONTINUOUS for us) first payable in 2021

GEAUGA COUNTY METZENBAUM—
Programs and Services for CONTINUOUS RENEWAL
(This one is a CONTINUOUS tax and CONTINUOUS tax means FOREVER) first due in 2021



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