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Carp Lake Township Fire Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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

This measure was approved

  • YES 127 (74.27%)Approveda
  • NO 44 (25.73%)[1]

This 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 four years in order to continue to pay for fire protection service and fire equipment and maintenance costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the previously voted increase in the 15 mill tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on General Ad Valorem taxes within Carp Lake Township be renewed at 1.00 mill ($1.00 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) a period of four (4) years 2012 through 2015, inclusive for the purpose of fire protection, and for operating and maintaining the fire department, and shall the township levy such renewal in millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year of levy an estimated $36,221.00.[3]


  1. Emmet County Clerk, August Election Results
  2. Emmet County Clerk, August Proposal List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.