Berrien County Road Levy Increase Proposal (November 2012)

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A Berrien County Road Levy Increase proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Berrien County, which is in Michigan where it was defeated.

This proposal authorized the Berrien County to increase property taxes by .5 mills ($0.50 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for six years in order to fund public roads services. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $3,443,161.[1]

Election Results

The following are election results for the measure:

Berrien County Road Levy Proposal
Defeatedd No34,19752.74%
Yes 30,644 47.26%

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

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the constitutional limitation upon the total amount of taxes which may be assessed in one (1) year upon all property within the County of Berrien be increased by 0.5 mills ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a period of six (6) years (2012-2017) inclusive, for the purpose of funding construction, repair and preservation of eligible roads, bridges, and non-motorized improvements in the road right of way in the County of Berrien, including its cities and villages as apportioned according to Act 133, Public Acts of 1968 as amended. It is estimated that the revenue generated by this proposal will be $3,443,161 in the first year of the levy.[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Berrien County Elections, List of Propositions
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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