Everett Township Fire Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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AnEverett Township Fire Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Everett, which is in Newaygo County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 172 Approveda
  • NO 62[1]

This measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $1.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for fire protection services and equipment costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the previously voted increase in the constitutional tax limitation on general ad valorem taxes in the Township of Everett be renewed at 1.5 mills ($1.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied on real and personal taxable property for four (4) years, 2012 through 2015, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds to purchase fire extinguishing apparatus and equipment and for the maintenance and operation of fire protection within the Township? This millage renewal would raise an estimated $65,560 in the first year of the levy.[3]


  1. Newaygo County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Newaygo County Clerk, August Election Information
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.