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Door Township Road & Fire Levy Renewals, 2 (August 2012)

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Two Door Township Road & Fire Levy Increase measures were on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Door, which is in Allegan County.

The first measure sought to increase the current road levy by a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of two years in order to further pay for road maintenance and repair projects in the township.

  • YES 584 (51.64%)Approveda
  • NO 547 (48.36%)

The second measure sought to increase the current fire levy by a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of teo years in order to further pay for purchasing new fire equipment in the township.[1]

  • YES 513 (45.12%)
  • NO 624 (54.88%)Defeatedd[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

'Proposal I: Shall the 15-mill tax limitation on general ad valorem taxes within Dorr Township imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution be increased for said township by 1 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of two (2) years, commencing in 2012 and ending in 2013, for the purpose of maintenance and upkeep of roads and streets within the Township of Dorr; and shall Dorr Township levy such increase in millage for such purpose, commencing in 2012, thereby raising in the first year of such an estimated $208,000?

Proposal II: Shall the 15-mill tax limitation on general ad valorem taxes within Dorr Township imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution be increased for said township by .500 mills ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of two (2) years, commencing in 2012 and ending in 2013, for the purpose of replacing major fire equipment (defined as fire equipment having a cost of more than $5,000 per unit) in the Township of Dorr; and shall Dorr Township levy such increase in millage for such purpose, commencing in 2012, thereby raising in the first year of such levy an estimated $104,000?[3]

References

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