Free Soil Township Road Tax Levy Increase Proposal (February 2013)

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A Free Soil Township Road Tax Levy Increase proposal was approved on the February 26, 2013 election ballot in Mason County, which is in Michigan.

This measure authorized the Township of Free Soil to increase its property taxes from by 1 mill ($1 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) from 15 mills to 16 mills for the period of 2013-2018 in order to fund improvements to township roads. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $30,287.88.[1]

Election results

Mason County

Free Soil Township Tax Prop.
Approveda Yes 66 56.9%

Election results from County February 26, 2013 election results.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the 15 mill tax limitation on general ad valorem taxes with Free Soil Township imposed by Article

IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution be increased by 1.0 mill ($1.00 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) for the period 2013 through 2018 inclusive, for the purpose of solid brining and improvements to Free Soil Township roads, and shall the Township levy such increase in millage for such purpose during that period? (Estimated increase would raise approximately $30,287.88 in the first year of such levy.)[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Michigan Secretary of State sample ballot generator
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.