Strongsville voters will see two city levies on the November ballot.
A 1.5-mill fire levy renewal would continue to generate $2.168 million a year for firefighters' salaries citywide and for operating expenses at the Priem-Albion fire station, according to Finance Director Joseph Dubovec.
Because it is a renewal, it would not raise taxes. It was originally approved as a 1.7-mill levy, but was reduced to 1.5 mills in 2008.
The other issue, a 0.4-mill levy for sewers, would replace an existing 0.5-mill issue and would mean an increase of about $6 a year per $100,000 in home valuation.
Dubovec said the original half-mill levy was originally approved in 1976 and is now being collected at an effective rate of .0927 mills.
Currently, it generates $165,000 a year and costs a homeowner $2.84 a year for every $100,000 of home valuation.
The replacement be collected at the most recent property valuations, rather than the valuations from 1976. It would cost a homeowner $9.41 a year per $100,000 and would generate $578,000 a year, Dubovec said.
The sewer levy goes toward renovating storm sewers and drainage ditches.
There will be another money issue on the November ballot as well -- an to build a new middle school, make major renovations at and take care of repairs at elementary schools.