Section 3318.361 | Proposing tax levy for expedited local partnership program purposes.
A school district board opting to qualify for state assistance pursuant to section 3318.36 of the Revised Code through levying the tax specified in division (D)(2)(a) or (D)(4) of that section shall declare by resolution that the question of a tax levy specified in division (D)(2)(a) or (4), as applicable, of section 3318.36 of the Revised Code shall be submitted to the electors of the school district at the next general or primary election, if there be a general or primary election not less than ninety and not more than one hundred ten days after the day of the adoption of such resolution or, if not, at a special election to be held at a time specified in the resolution which shall be not less than ninety days after the day of the adoption of the resolution and which shall be in accordance with the requirements of section 3501.01 of the Revised Code. Such resolution shall specify both of the following:
(A) That the rate which it is necessary to levy shall be at the rate of not less than one-half mill for each one dollar of taxable value, and that such tax shall be levied for a period of twenty-three years;
(B) That the proceeds of the tax shall be used to pay the cost of maintaining the classroom facilities included in the project or upgrading those facilities if approved by the Ohio facilities construction commission.
A copy of such resolution shall after its passage and not less than ninety days prior to the date set therein for the election be certified to the county board of elections.
Notice of the election shall include the levy's estimated annual collections, the fact that the tax levy shall be at the rate of not less than one-half mill for each one dollar of taxable value for a period of twenty-three years, and that the proceeds of the tax shall be used to pay the cost of maintaining or upgrading the classroom facilities included in the project. The notice shall also express the rate in dollars for each one hundred thousand dollars of the county auditor's appraised value.
The form of the ballot to be used at such election shall be:
"Shall a levy of taxes be made for a period of twenty-three years to benefit the ____________ (here insert name of school district) school district, the proceeds of which shall be used to pay the cost of maintaining (or upgrading if approved by the Ohio facilities construction commission) the classroom facilities included in the project, that the county auditor estimates will collect $_____ annually, at the rate of __________ (here insert the number of mills, which shall not be less than one-half mill) mills for each $1 of taxable value, which amounts to $________ for each $100,000 of the county auditor's appraised value?
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