Carp Lake Township Road Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Carp Lake Township Road 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 118 (68.6%)Approveda
  • NO 54 (31.4%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current road 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 road construction 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 road construction and road maintenance; 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.