Bedford Township Transit Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Bedford Township Transit Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Bedford, which is in Monroe County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 2,950 (54%)Approveda
  • NO 2,513 (46%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current city transit levy which is set at a rate of $.24 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further three years in order to continue to pay for the Lake Erie Transportation services and bus services offered in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the expired previously voted increases in the tax rate limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution of .20 mills ($.20 per $1,000 of taxable value) and of .05 mills ($.05 per $1000.00 of taxable value), which combined, totals .25 mills ($.25 per $1,000.00 of the taxable value), and which is reduced to .2464 mills by the required Headlee millage rollbacks, be renewed at .2462 mills ($.2464 per $1,000.00 of the taxable value), upon the taxable real and tangible personal property within the Township of Bedford, Monroe County, Michigan, for a period of three (3) years from 2013 through 2015 inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds to the Lake Erie Transportation Commission for Bedford Dial-A-Ride bus service in Bedford Township? The estimated revenue increase for the first year of the levy, if the proposition is approved, shall be approximately $239,188.54.[3]

References

  1. Monroe County Clerk, August Election Results
  2. Michigan Secretary of State, Public Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.