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June 22, 2020 Special Meeting

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June 22, 2020

Special Meeting


Special Meeting to discuss the enactment of an Additional Permissive Township License Tax and To Exempt Certain Non-Commercial Trailers From the Additional Tax Under R.C. §§4504.18 and 4504.20


Call to Order

Trustee McCreary, as Chairman called the special meeting of the Allen Township Trustees to order on June 22, 2020, at 10:00 a.m.


Roll Call:          Don McCreary                        Township Trustee Chairman

Jack Rausch                            Township Trustee

Lori LaCella                           Township Fiscal Officer

Thayne Gray                          Union County Prosecutor




None in attendance.



The Allen Township Board of Trustees, met in a special meeting on June 22, 2020, commencing at 10:00a.m. at the Allen Township Hall.  The purpose of the special meeting was to provide information about and to receive public comment on the question of levying the tax permitted under section 4504.18 of the Revised Code. No public member attended.


Section 4504.18 of the Ohio Revised Code permits a board of township trustees to levy an annual license tax upon operating motor vehicles.


The Allen Township Trustees discussed that it is necessary to levy the permissive additional annual license tax upon the operation of motor vehicles on the public roads and highways in the unincorporated territory of Allen Township, Union County, Ohio, under section 4504.18 of the Revised Code. The tax rate would be five dollars per motor vehicle.


The proceeds of the permissive additional annual license tax would be used for the purpose of paying the costs and expenses for the construction, reconstruction, improvement, maintenance, and repair of township roads, bridges, and culverts; for purchasing, erecting, and maintaining traffic signs, markers, lights, and signals; for purchasing road machinery and equipment, and planning, and maintaining suitable buildings to house such equipment;


The Board of Township Trustees discussed the exemption of non-commercial trailers weighing one thousand pounds (1,000 lbs.) or less from application of the tax, under section 4504.20 of the Revised Code.













There being no further business, Trustee Rausch moved to adjourn the meeting, Trustee McCreary offered a second.  Upon a roll call vote, all were in favor, the meeting was adjourned.




Don McCreary (Chairman)



Jack Rausch





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