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Brown Township Fire Levy Increase (August 2012)

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A Brown Township Fire Levy Increase measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Brown, which is in Manistee County.

This measure sought to increase the current fire levy by a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of two years in order to further pay for fire protection and rescue services in the township.


Election results

Brown Fire Levy Increase
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 111 78.72%
No3021.28%

Election Results from: Manistee County Election Returns


Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Brown Township, Manistee County, Michigan, increase the constitutional limitation on the total amount of general ad valorem taxes imposed upon real and tangible personal property for all purposes in Brown Township, Manistee County, Michigan, by an additional one (1) mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable valuation) and levy an additional one (1) mill ($1.00 per $1,000 taxable valuation) for a period of two (2) years (2013-2014 inclusive) for Township fire protection and rescue services in the Township? (This is a renewal request of the one (1) mill for fire protection and rescue services in the Township for a period of (2) years which expires in 2012; if approved, it is estimated that the revenue generated by this proposal in the first year would be $25,390.21)[1][2]

References

  1. Manistee County Elections, August Candidate and Proposals List
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.