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Barryton Library District Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Barryton Library District Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the Barryton library district area, which is in Mecosta County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 247 (48.72%)
  • NO 260 (51.28%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to renew the current library levy which is set at a rate of $1.71 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further ten years in order to continue to pay for library operational and maintenance costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Shall the current millage of the Barryton Public Library District of Mecosta County, in an amount not to exceed 2.00 mills ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) reduced to 1.7136 mills ($1.71 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed for 10 years, 2013-2022 inclusive, to provide funds to the Barryton Public Library for all purposes authorized by law. If levied at its maximum amount this millage is estimated to provide revenues of $156,400.