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Grand Haven Township Fire Levy Increase (August 2012)

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A Grand Haven Township Fire Levy Increase measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Grand Haven, which is in Ottawa County.

This measure sought to increase the current fire levy by a rate of $.59 per $1,000 of assessed value for one year in order to pay for purchasing new fire equipment in the township. It was approved.

Election results

Grand Haven Fire Levy Increase
Approveda Yes 1,313 65.5%

Election Results from:Ottawa County Election Results

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall an increase in property taxes above the limitations imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution for Grand Haven Charter Township, Ottawa County, Michigan, for all purposes in any one year, be approved for one (1) year, 2012, in the amount of 0.59 mill ($0.59 per thousand dollars of taxable valuation) for all property in the Township, to provide funds to purchase apparatus and equipment for the Township’s Fire/Rescue Department; and shall the Township be authorized to levy the tax? The estimate of the revenue the Township will collect if the millage is approved and levied in its entirety in the 2012 calendar year is approximately $383,021.[1][2]


  1. Ottawa County Elections, August Proposal List
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.