Chester Township Aging Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Chester Township Aging Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Chester, which is in Ottawa County.

This measure sought to renew the current aging levy which is set at a rate of $.12 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for senior services and activities in the township. It was approved.

Election results

Chester Aging Levy Renewal
Approveda Yes 239 67.5%

Election Results from:Ottawa County Election Results

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall an expiring increase in the total amount of taxes which may be levied by Chester Township, Ottawa County, Michigan, against all property in the Township, as provided by Section 27 of Michigan Act 359 of 1947, as amended, be renewed for four (4) years, 2013 through 2016, inclusive, in the amount of twelve and one half cents ($0.125) per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value (one-eighth mill) for the purpose of providing funds to be paid to the North Ottawa County Council on Aging pursuant to a contract between the Council on Aging and Chester Township for the purpose of providing funds for senior activities and general senior services provided by the North Ottawa County Council on Aging; and shall the Township levy such renewal in millage for said purpose, thereby, raising in the first year an estimated $9,560?[1][2]


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