A local developer has launched a campaign against the passage of two joint economic development zone issues that will appear on Butler Township’s special election ballot on Tuesday.
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Joint economic development zones contracts are created when two or more municipal corporations agree to share in the costs of improvements for a designated area and for the purpose of facilitating new or expanded growth for commercial or economic development, according to the Ohio Revised Code. Municipal corporations may distribute any municipal income tax revenues that come from the income earned by people employed by businesses in the zone and the issue must be put on the ballot for residents to vote on.
Tuesday is Election Day
Several local communities have issues on the ballot Tuesday and polls are open from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.
What’s on the ballot?
Huber Heights, additional, current operating expenses, 5.95 mills. For a continuing period of time.
Franklin, additional, current expenses, 7.92 mills for a continuing period of time
Lebanon, renewal, 2 mills for permanent improvements, 5 years.
Clark Shawnee, additional, 7.59 mills for 10 years.
Tecumseh, emergency additional, 12.37 mills for 5 years.
Northeastern, income tax, additional, 1%
Greenville, levy and bond issue, additional for buildings and improvements, 0.5 mills, $45 million.
Sidney, income tax, additional for current expenses, 1%
German Twp. levy for parks and rec, additional, 0.5 mills
Deerfield Twp., police and ems levy, replacement, 4 mills
Butler Twp., joint economic development zone
Butler Twp., hotel joint economic development zone
Get results live Tuesday at DaytonDailyNews.com. We’ll have complete election coverage in Wednesday’s newspaper.