Dundee Township Fire Levy Increase (May 2012)

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A Dundee Township Fire Levy Increase measure was on the May 8, 2012 ballot in the township of Dundee which is in Monroe County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 546 (59.28%)Approveda
  • NO 375 (40.72%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current levy by a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of ten years in order to further pay for a new township fire hall, new fire equipment and maintenance costs of the fire department in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the tax limitation on general ad valorem taxes within Dundee Township imposed under Article IX, section 6 of the Michigan Constitution be increased for said Township by one (1) mill ($1 per $1000 of taxable value which would, for example, result in a tax of $50 for a property with a taxable value of $50,000);

1. To provide funding for the construction and maintenance of a new Dundee Township Fire Hall and improvements (buildings and grounds); and

2. Provide funding for fire protection equipment, vehicles and maintenance for the Dundee Township Fire Department; and which

3. Shall be levied against all taxable property in Dundee Township for a period of ten (10) years being the tax years 2012 through 2021 inclusive; and

4. Which if approved will raise in the first year of such levy estimated revenue of $323,504.01.[3]

References

  1. Monroe County Clerk, May Election Results
  2. Michigan Secretary of State, Public Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.