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Bay County Historical Preservation Levy Increase Proposal (November 2012)

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A Bay County Historical Preservation Levy Increase proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Bay and Midland Counties, which are in Michigan, where it was narrowly defeated.

This proposal would have authorized the Bay County to continue a property tax increase of .1 mill ($.1 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 20 years in order to fund the preservation of Bay County museum and other historical projects. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $250,000.[1]

Election results

The following are election results for the measure:

Midland County

Bay County Historical Preservation Levy Proposal
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 29 61.7%
No1838.3%

Results via Midland County, General Elections November 6, 2012 Election Results Official Summary

Bay County

Bay County Historical Preservation Levy Proposal
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No24,84850.29%
Yes 24,562 49.71%


Results via Bay County, Michigan General Election November 6, 2012.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

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

This is a continuation of the original .1 of a mill previously approved by the voters. Shall the limitation of the amount of property taxes which may be assessed each year against all real and personal property in the County of Bay be increased by not more than .1 of a mill (10 cents per $1,000) for a period of 20 years, 2014-2033 inclusive, to be used to preserve Bay County's unique history, educate citizens, conduct projects, and operate and maintain a museum? This millage will raise estimated revenues of $250,000 in the first year of the levy.

YES

NO[1]


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