UPDATE: Voters pass Beavercreek police tax levy

BEAVERCREEK — For the second time in six months, the City of Beavercreek asked voters for money to support a police levy.

Ultimately voters chose to pass the levy.

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The levy is less expensive for homeowners compared to the version voters considered and turned down last fall.

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Starting in 2024 the levy will cost the owner of a $100,000 home in Beavercreek an extra $63.00 a year in property taxes.

The department plans to use the money for operating costs, building maintenance, and hiring five new officers.