Bridgeton Township Fire Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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

This measure was approved

  • YES 153 Approveda
  • NO 64[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 services in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the previous voted increase in the 15 mill tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Bridgeton Township be renewed at 1/2 mill ($.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of 2013 through 2016 inclusive for Bridgeton Township for fire protection; and shall the Township levy such renewal in millage, raising in the first year an estimated $23,341?[3]


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