Allegan Township Road & Fire Levy Renewals, 2 (August 2012)

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Two Allegan Township Road & Fire Levy Renewal measures were on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Allegan, which is in Allegan County.

Both measures were approved

The first measure sought to renew the current road levy which is set at a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for road improvement projects in the township.

  • YES 466 (71.8%)Approveda
  • NO 183 (28.2%)

The second measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for fire protection services in the township.[1]

  • YES 503 (77.15%)Approveda
  • NO 149 (22.85%)[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Proposal I: Shall the previously voted increase in the 15 mill tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Allegan Township be renewed at 1.0000 mills ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of 2013 through 2016 inclusive for the purpose of road improvements within said Township, and shall the township levy such renewal in millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $118,930.00?

Proposal II: Shall the previously voted increase in the 15 mill tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Allegan Township be renewed at .5000 mills ($.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of 2013 through 2016 inclusive for the purpose of providing fire protection within said Township, and shall the township levy such renewal in millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $59,432.00?[3]

References

  1. Allegan county Elections, August Proposal List
  2. Allegan County Elections, August Election Results
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.