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Boardman Township Road & Fire Levy Renewals, 2 (May 2012)

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Two Boardman Township Road & Fire Levy Renewal measures were on the May 8, 2012 ballot in the township of Boardman which is in Kalkaska County.

Both measures were approved

The first measure sought to renew the current road levy which is set at a rate of $2 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of five years in order to continue to pay for maintenance and construction costs of roads in the township.

  • YES 88 Approveda
  • NO 40

The second measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for operational and maintenance costs of the fire district in the township.[1]

  • YES 97 Approveda
  • NO 31[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Proposition 1: Shall the expired previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Boardman Township, of two (2) mills ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to 1.9754 mills ($1.9754 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at 1.9754 mills ($1.9754 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for a period of five (5) years, beginning in 2012 (years 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016, inclusive) for the purpose of funding for road improvement, maintenance and construction within the Township; and shall the Township levy such increase in millage for said purpose, thereby raising an estimated $73,069.20 in the first year the millage is levied?

Proposition 2: Shall the expired previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Boardman Township, of one (1) mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to .98770 mills ($0.98770 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at .98770 mills ($0.98770 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for a period of five (5) years, beginning in 2012 (years 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016, inclusive) for the purpose of funding operations, and maintenance and purchase of equipment, for the Boardman Township Fire Department; and shall the Township levy such millage for said purpose, thereby raising an estimated $36,531.26 in the first year the millage is levied?[3]

References

  1. Michigan Secretary of State, Public Ballot
  2. Traverse City Record-Eagle, "Regional election results," May 8, 2012
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.