Ash Township Road Tax Levy Proposal (May 2013)

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An Ash Township Road Tax Levy proposal was defeated on the May 7, 2013, election ballot in Monroe County, which is in Michigan.

If approved, this measure would have authorized the Township of Ash to increase its property tax levy by 1 mill ($1 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 4 years in order to fund the maintenance, repair and improvement of township roads. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $315,000.[1]

Election results

Ash Twn Road Tax Proposal
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No38052.85%
Yes 339 47.15%
These results are from Monroe County elections office

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the Township of Ash, Monroe County, Michigan, impose an increase of up to one mill ($1.00 per $1,000.00 of taxable valuation upon real and personal property in the Township) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution of 1963, as Amended, for a period of four (4) years (2013 through 2016 inclusive) for the purpose of maintenance, repair, improvement and dust control of public roads, bridges and public right-of-ways within the Township? This levy would provide estimated revenue to the Township of $315,000.00 in the first year the millage is levied. This is a new millage.[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Michigan SoS Public Ballot Search
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.