Croton Township Levy Increase Proposal (November 2012)

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A Croton Township Levy Increase proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Newaygo County, which is in Michigan, where it was defeated.

If approved, this proposal would have authorized the Township of Croton to increase property taxes by 0.15 mill ($0.15 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for five years in order to provide funds for the operation and maintenance of a contract postal unit. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $18,040.[1]

Election results

Croton Township Tax Levy
Defeatedd No95668.53%
Yes 439 31.47%

Election results from Newaygo County Election Results (dead link)'

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the total tax rate limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on the amount of general ad valorem taxes within Croton Township be increased by 0.15 mill ($0.15 per $1,000 of taxable value) annually for five (5) years, 2012 through 2016, inclusive, to provide funds for the operation and maintenance of a contract postal unit and the providing of postal services by the Township, and shall Croton Township be authorized to levy such new additional millage for said purposes on all taxable property, raising an estimated $18,040 in the first year of the levy?[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Newaygo County Elections, Ballot Information
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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