Bear Creek Township Fire Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Bear Creek Township Fire Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Bear Creek, which is in Emmet County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 808 (82.79%)Approveda
  • NO 168 (17.21%)[1]

This 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 and medical services in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the previous voted increase n tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution of General Ad Valorem Taxes within Bear Creek Township be renewed up to .50 mills ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of 2012 through 2015 inclusive, for the purpose of Fire and Medical First Responder protection: and shall the township levy such renewal in millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $205,000.00.[3]


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