Hazel Park City Library Increase (November 2011)

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A Hazel Park City Library Increase measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the Hazel Park library district area which is in Oakland County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 831 (71.7%)Approveda
  • NO 328 (28.3%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current library levy by a rate of $.48 per $1,000 of assessed property value in order to further pay for operational costs and paying for new equipment as needed in the library.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the tax limitation imposed on all taxable real and tangible personal property within the City of Hazel Park, Oakland County, Michigan, be increased for said City in an amount not to exceed .48 mill ($.48 on each $1,000 of taxable value) in perpetuity beginning in the year 2012, to provide funds for operating, equipping, and funding the Hazel Park Memorial Library and for all other library purposes authorized by law; and shall the City levy such new additional millage for said purpose? The estimate of the revenue the City will collect if the millage is approved and levied in the 2012 calendar year is approximately $110,000.[3]


  1. Oakland County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Oakland County Clerk, November Candidate and Issues List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.