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Chikaming Township Safety Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Chikaming Township Safety Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Chikaming, which is in Berrien County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 426 Approveda
  • NO 124[1]

This measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $1.40 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for the public safety services in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Shall the expired previous voted increase in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Chikaming Township, of one and four-tenths mills ($1.40 per $1,000 of taxable value), be renewed at one and four-tenths mills ($1.40 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for four years, 2012 through 2015 inclusive, for purposes of continuing to provide funds for the Chikaming Township Public Safety Services, raising an estimated $763,000 in the first year the millage is levied?