SECTION 15.01  LIMITATION OF RATE OF TAXATION.
   The power of Council to levy taxes shall be subject to the limitations, requirements and allowances provided by the Constitution and laws of Ohio but shall include the right to levy taxes for all purposes of the City without a vote of the people which shall not exceed or accumulate beyond a maximum of 7.2 mills in any one year and an additional maximum of 2.3 mills in any one year, which such additional amount of 2.3 mills shall be for the purposes of paying staffing, operating, vehicle, equipment, facilities and other costs associated with the provision of emergency medical services, including transportation, and fire protection, and shall include the right to levy taxes upon such other subjects and for such other purposes that are lawful under the Constitution and laws of the State of Ohio.
(Amended 11-7-00)