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Big Rapids Township Fire Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Big Rapids Township Fire Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Big Rapids, which is in Mecosta County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 465 (71.87%)Approveda
  • NO 182 (28.13%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $1.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further six years in order to continue to pay for fire and rescue services in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the previously voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within the Township of Big Rapids, Mecosta County, Michigan, be renewed at 1 ½ mills ($1.50 on each $1,000.00 of taxable valuation) for a period of six years, 2012 to 2017 inclusive, to provide funds for Fire-Rescue Department purposes, and shall the Township levy such renewal in millage for said purposes, thereby raising in the 2012 calendar year an estimated $200,000.00?[3]


  1. Mecosta County Clerk, August Election Results
  2. Mecosta County Elections, Current Election Information
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.