Charlevoix County Transit Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Charlevoix County Transit Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in Charlevoix County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 3,062 (63.58%)Approveda
  • NO 1,754 (36.42%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current transit levy which is be set at a rate of $.25 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for transit operational costs in the county.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on the general ad valorem taxes within Charlevoix County be renewed at 0.25 mill ($0.25 per $1000 of taxable value) for a period of four (4) years 2013 through 2016, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for the operation of the County Transit System; and shall the County levy such renewal in millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $504,628.[3]

References

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