Cheshire Township Road Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Cheshire Township Road Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Cheshire, which is in Allegan County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 126 (61.46%)Approveda
  • NO 79 (38.54%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current road levy which is set at a rate of $2 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further six years in order to continue to pay for road maintenance and improvement projects in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the expiring previous voted increase in the limitation on general ad valorem taxes in Cheshire Township imposed under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution renewed at 2.0 mills August 8, 2006 for 2007-2012 and subsequently reduced to 1.9574 mills ($1.9574 per $1,000 of taxable value) by required millage rollbacks be further renewed at and increased up to 2.0 mills ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for six years in 2013-2018 inclusive on all taxable real and personal property in Cheshire Township for disbursement to Cheshire Township and the Allegan County Road Commission for the purpose of maintaining and/or improving existing public roads in Cheshire Township, thereby raising an estimated $118,749.00 in the first year the millage is levied?[3]


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