Voters filled a polling location at Lofino Plaza in Beavercreek on Tuesday for a special election that included two school levies and two city levies. Voter turnout was reported as 12 percent at about 3 p.m. TY GREENLEES / STAFF

Streets, parks taxes get voters’ support in Beavercreek

UPDATE @ 10;07 p.m.

Voters in Beavercreek have opted to renew the tax to support streets maintenance and have approved the renewal and increase tax for parks and recreation, according to final, unofficial results from the Greene County Board of Elections.

The final, unofficial results show 74 percent of voters approved and 26 percent rejected the streets levy; For the parks levy, 61 percent of voters approved it and 39 percent rejected it.

UPODATE @ 9:20 p.m.

The renewal tax supporting streets in Beavercreek is passing 74 percent to 26 percent; the renewal and increase tax for parks and recreation in Beavercreek is passing 61 percent to 39 percent, according to the latest update from the Greene County Board of Elections.

UPDATE @ 9 p.m.

Voters in Beavercreek are supporting the city streets renewal levy, 75 to 25 percent, as well as the renewal and increase parks levy, 62 percent to 38 percent, according to the third update from the Greene County Board of Elections.

LIVE ELECTION RESULTS

UPDATE @ 8:30 p.m.

The second update on today’s results from the Greene County Board of Elections shows Beavercreek voters supporting renewal taxes for streets, at 75 percent to 25 percent, and for parks and recreation, at 62 percent to 38 percent.

5 things to watch in today’s election

EARLIER

Early, unofficial results show voters in Beavercreek are passing two levies, a renewal for streets and a renewal with an increase for parks and recreation.

Early and absentee voters are 62 percent for and 38 percent against the parks levy, while there are 75 percent for and 25 percent against the streets levy, according to the Greene County Board of Elections.

Votes cast today, and final results still could be hours away.

The 2-mill streets levy is a no-increase renewal that would make the levy permanent if it passes. The tax generates $2.6 million a year for capital street projects at an annual cost to homeowners of $70 for every $100,000 worth of property.

The parks levy seeks an increase from 0.9 mills to 1.2 mills, increasing the cost for a $100,000 home from $29.62 to $40.12.

The new levy amount, if approved, will generate $1.5 million annually to cover the operating costs of the city’s Parks, Recreation & Culture Department.

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