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Road Construction Levies: What To Expect

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Many Miami Valley voters this election will have the chance to consider ballot measures to increase funding for streets, roads and bridges. Here's more on what to expect:

 

 

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In Centerville, Issue 3 would increase the municipal income tax by half a percent for general municipal operations. These include funds for police, maintenance, streets and capital improvements.Residents of will vote on Issue 45. The 2-mill, 5-year property tax levy would amount to an increase of $70 a year for every hundred-thousand-dollars in value.

 And in Bath Township, Issue 11 would levy just over 2 mills for 5 years. If passed, this would be an additional $220 for the owner of a 100-thousand dollar house.

   

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Jess Mador comes to WYSO from Knoxville NPR-station WUOT, where she created an interactive multimedia health storytelling project called TruckBeat, one of 15 projects around the country participating in AIR's Localore: #Finding Americainitiative. Before TruckBeat, Jess was an independent public radio journalist based in Minneapolis. She’s also worked as a staff reporter and producer at Minnesota Public Radio in the Twin Cities, and produced audio, video and web stories for a variety of other news outlets, including NPR News, APM, and PBS television stations. She has a Master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York. She loves making documentaries and telling stories at the intersection of journalism, digital and social media.