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:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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.

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