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Greendale Township Fire Levy Increase (August 2012)

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

This measure was approved

  • YES 108 (50.9%)Approveda
  • NO 104 (49.1%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current fire levy by a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of three years in order to further pay for fire protection service costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Shall the Township of Greendale, County of Midland, MI continue an increase of up to 1 mill ($1.00 per $ 1,000 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution and reduced by required rollback to 1 mill, and levy it for three (3) years, 2013, 2014 and 2015, inclusive, for providing fire protection services; raising an estimated $38,800 in the first year the millage is levied, of which the entire amount will be disbursed for fire and emergency services.