2020 Issues & Levies Information

The following issues will be on the November 3, 2020 general election ballot to Toledo voters.

Issue 3 – City of Toledo Income Tax Levy – Continuation of the temporary income tax of 3⁄4%. Commencing January 1st, 2021 and continuing for 4 years. 1/4th to General Fund for Safety Services, 1/4th to General Fund, and 1/4th to the Capital Improvement Fund.

Text on ballot: Shall the Ordinance providing for a continuation of an existing three-quarter percent (3/4%) levy on income for a period of four years commencing on January 1, 2021 and ending December 31, 2024, for the proceeds of that levy to continue to be allocated as follows: one-third (1/3) to the General Fund for police, fire and other Safety Department responsibilities, one-third (1/3) to the General Fund, and one-third (1/3) to the Capital Improvements Fund, and for the City Council to continue to have authority, upon request by the mayor, to reallocate proceeds from the Capital Improvements Fund to the General Fund to address financial needs, which tax shall continue to be in addition to all of the City’s other levies on income, be passed?

FOR Campaign: Website (none), Facebook (none), Twitter (none)
AGAINST Campaign: Website (none), Facebook, Twitter (none)

Issue 4 – City of Toledo Income Tax Levy– Additional temporary income tax of 1⁄4%. Commencing January 1st, 2021 and continuing for 4 years. All money to be deposited in a separate Road Improvement Fund.

Text on ballot: Shall the Ordinance providing for a twenty-five hundredths (0.25) percent levy on income for 4 years, commencing January 1, 2021, ending December 31, 2024 in order to provide funds necessary to pay costs of improving the city’s system of roads, streets and bridges, including related debt charges, which tax shall be in addition to all of the city’s other levies on income; and for all of net proceeds of that tax credited to a separate Road Improvements Fund to be dedicated and applied solely for that purpose; and for the transfer or use of any such net proceeds for any other purpose to be prohibited, be passed?

FOR Campaign: Website (none), Facebook (none), Twitter (none)
AGAINST Campaign: Website (none), Facebook, Twitter (none)

Issue 17 – Metropolitan Park District of Toledo Property Tax Levy – 10 year additional property tax for developing and maintaining and operating the park district, conservation and acquisition of park land.

Text on ballot: An additional tax for the benefit of Metropolitan Park District of the Toledo Area for the purpose of developing, improving, maintaining and operating the Park District, greenway trails, the Wildwood Preserve, Pearson, Oak Openings Preserve, Side Cut, Swan Creek Preserve and Toledo Botanical Garden Metroparks and other properties of the Park District; acquiring, developing, improving, maintaining and operating additional lands for park and trail purposes; and conserving and improving natural resources, wildlife habitat, streams and natural areas 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 10 years, commencing in 2020, first due in calendar year 2021.

FOR Campaign: Website, Facebook, Twitter (none)
AGAINST Campaign: Website (none), Facebook (none), Twitter (none)

Issue 18 – Lucas County Property Tax Levy – 5 year renewal property tax of 1.8 Mills. For the support and operations of Lucas County Children’s Services.

Text on ballot: A renewal of a tax for the benefit of the County of Lucas for the purpose of the support of children services and the care and placement of children at a rate not exceeding one and eight tenths (1.8) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to eighteen cents ($0.18) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2021, first due in calendar year 2022

FOR Campaign: Website, Facebook, Twitter (none)
AGAINST Campaign: Website (none), Facebook (none), Twitter (none)

 

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