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Fairgrove Township Fire Protection Levy Increase (August 2011)

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A Fairgrove Township Fire Protection Levy Increase measure was on the August 2, 2011 ballot in the township of Fairgrove which is in Tuscola County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 94 Approveda
  • NO 24[1]

This measure sought to increase the current fire protection levy by a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to help pay for operational costs of fire protection services in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Fairgrove Township levy up to .5 mill ($.50 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) above the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6, of the Michigan Constitution, and levy it for 5 years, December 1, 2011 through December 1, 2015 inclusive, for the purpose of raising revenues for fire protection service in Fairgrove Township, raising an estimated $25,000.00 in the first year the millage is levied.[3]


  1. Tuscola Today, "ELECTION RESULTS: Townships approve millages," August 3, 2011
  2. Tuscola County Elections, August Sample Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.