Moraine City Council approves .5% income tax levy

Moraine City Council, 2014. (WDTN Photo/Pam Elliot)

MORAINE, Ohio (WDTN) – Moraine residents will be asked to approve an income tax hike.

The City Council voted Tuesday evening to approve a .5 percent income tax levy.

The tax would run from July 1, 2014 through December 31, 2019, but not until voters have their say during the May 6 Election.

The city called an emergency vote for Tuesday night to ensure the tax proposal would make the May ballot.

It was a unanimous vote in favor of the tax levy. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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