by David Miller
Loveland, Ohio – City Council approved Ordinance 2022-17, which authorized a levy to be placed on the May 3, 2022 ballot for fire protection and emergency medical services. It is a 1.75 Mill Fire and EMS Levy. Finance Director Mark Medlar reported that the City of Loveland currently has four levies to pay for Fire and EMS services and noted that the last levy was approved in 2014.
City Manager Dave Kennedy told the council on January 20, that the city received an estimated tax valuation from the Hamilton County Auditor’s Office of $415,793,160. This estimate is for the entire city which includes parts of Hamilton, Clermont, and Warren Counties. The estimated property tax revenue that will be produced by a 1.75 mill levy is $727,638 per year. “This amount is sufficient to maintain fire and EMS services”, according to the City Manager.
The estimated cost to an owner of a home with a $100,000 market value is $61.25 per year.