Grand Haven Township Transport Levy Increase (May 2011)

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A Grand Haven Township Transport Levy Increase measure was on the May 3, 2011 ballot in the Grand Haven township which is in Ottawa County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 1,060 (58.92%)Approveda
  • NO 739 (41.08%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current transportation levy which is set at a rate of $.95 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to help pay for inclusion in the Harbor Transit Multi-Modal Transportation System which helps to repair and construct roads in the area.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall an increase in property taxes which may be levied against property in Grand Haven Charter Township, Ottawa County, Michigan, be approved for five (5) years, 2011 through 2015, inclusive, in the amount of 0.95 mill ($0.95 per thousand dollars of taxable valuation), for all property in the Township, to provide funds to pay the cost for Grand Haven Charter Township to participate in the Harbor Transit Multi-Modal Transportation System, and to provide funds to repair, construct or reconstruct roads, bridges or drainage structures; 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 2011 calendar year is approximately $605,200.00.[3]


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