Buchanan Township Fire Protection Levy Renewal Proposition (November 2012)

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A Buchanan Township Fire Protection Levy Renewal proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Berrien County, which is in Michigan where it was approved.

This proposal authorized the Township of Buchanan renew the property tax of 1.2 mills ($1.2 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for five years in order to fund fire protection services. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $154,451.35.[1]

Election Results

The following are election results for the measure:

Buchanan Township Fire Protection Levy Proposition
Approveda Yes 923 61.53%

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

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the previously voted levy of 1.2 mills which is equal to $1.20 for each $1,000 of taxable value on the real and personal property subject to taxation, the said millage represents a renewal of the permanently reduced millage rate of 1.2000 be levied by Buchanan Township for a period of five (5) years, beginning 2013 through 2017 inclusive for the purpose of paying for fire protection services? It is estimated that the amount of revenue to be generated from the total millage rate in the first year of the levy (2013) will be approximately $154,451.35.[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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