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Dorr Township Fire Levy Increase Proposal (November 2012)

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A Dorr Township Fire Levy Increase proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Allegan County, which is in Michigan.

This proposal authorized the Township of Dorr to impose a property tax of ($0.50 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for four years in order to fund the replacement of fire equipment. The first year revenue from this tax is estimated to be $104,000.[1]

Election results

The following are election results for the measure:

Dorr Township Fire Levy Proposal
Defeatedd No55656.79%
Yes 423 43.21%

Results via Election Summary Reports Dorr Township.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

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 four (4) years, commencing in 2012 and ending in 2015, 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?[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Allegan County Elections, Local Propositions (dead link)
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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