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Emmett Township Public Safety Levy Replacement (February 2011)

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AnEmmett Township Public Safety Levy Replacement measure was on the February 22, 2011 ballot in the township of Emmett which is in Calhoun County.

This measure was 'defeated

  • YES 647
  • NO 762 Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to replace the special district with a levy at a rate of $1.50 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of ten years in order to help pay for police and fire services including furnishing buildings and buying new equipment as needed.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Charter Township of Emmett, Calhoun County, Michigan replace the Special Assessment District created on May 13, 2010, with an ad valorem tax levy of 1.5 mills ($1.50 per $1,000 taxable value) assessed against all real property in the Township for ten years beginning 2011 through 2020 inclusive for the furnishing of police and fire protection, and purchasing and equipment, and for the operation of the same, which 1.5 mills if approved, will raise an estimated $499,495.00 in the first year the millage is levied, with all such revenue disbursed to the Charter Township of Emmett?[3]


  1. Calhoun County Election Results, February Election Results
  2. Calhoun County Clerk February Proposals
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.