A Casnovia Township Fire Levy Renewal measure will be on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Casnovia, which is in Muskegon County.
This measure seeks to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for fire equipment maintenance and purchase costs in the township.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|| Shall the Constitutional Limitation on the total amount of taxes, which may be assessed against property in Casnovia Township, Muskegon County, Michigan as provided for in Section 6 of Article 9, of the Michigan Constitution of 1963, be renewed for five (5) Years, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, inclusive, in the amount of one mill ($1.00 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) of which, 0.9949 mill is a renewal and .0051 mill is Headlee reduction restoration, for the purpose of providing funds to be expended by the Township for the purpose of maintaining, and/ or the purchase of equipment and vehicles, for the Casnovia Township Fire Department. If approved by the voters, the Township estimates it will receive $68,126.00 of additional revenue from this millage increase in 2012.