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:

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?[3]


  1. Berrien County Elections, Current Election Results (dead link)
  2. Berrien County Elections, Current Proposal List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.