Fowlerville Fire Are Levy Increase (August 2012)

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A Fowlerville Fire Are Levy Increase measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the Fowlerville fire area, which is in Livingston County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 1,357 Approveda
  • NO 498[1]

This measure sought to increase the current fire levy which by a rate of $1.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of four years in order to further pay for fire department maintenance and operational costs in the area.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be levied against all property in the Village of Fowlerville, the Township of Handy, the Township of Conway, and the Township of Iosco, Livingston County, Michigan, be increased by 1.5 mills (an ad valorem tax of $1.50 per thousand dollars of taxable value) for four (4) years, for the period December 2012 through December 2015 inclusive, to now replace the current 1.1 mill levy which would otherwise expire in December 2012, for the purpose of funding the operation of and capital equipment, facilities and improvements for the Fowlerville Area Fire Authority and its provision of fire protection and other emergency health and safety services as authorized by Section 12 of Act 57 of the Public Acts of 1988, as amended, that being MCL 124.612, which new millage, if approved and levied, will raise in the first year of levy an estimated $989,358.09?[3]

References

  1. Livingston County Clerk, August Local Election Results (dead link)
  2. Livingston County Clerk, August Proposal List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.