Highland Township Police Levy Increase (August 2012)

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A Highland Township Police Levy Increase measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Highland, which is in Oakland County.

This measure sought to increase the current police levy by a rate of $.75 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of two years in order to further pay for police protection services in the township. It was approved.

Election results

Highland Police Levy Increase
Approveda Yes 2,572 66.51%

Election Results from:Oakland County Elections Division

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the authorized charter millage for the Charter Township of Highland for Police Services, established in August, 2008, at 2.7805 mills ($2.7805 per $1,000 of taxable value) and expiring in 2014, be increased up to .75 of an additional mill ($.75 per $1,000 taxable value) for a period of two (2) years, starting with the December 2012 levy (budget years 2013 through 2014 inclusive), for the purpose of continuing to provide police services in Highland Township? The .75 mill increase will raise an estimated $494,894 in the first year the millage is levied, of which a portion will be disbursed to the Highland Downtown Development Authority. The amount disbursed to the Highland Downtown Development Authority shall be collected solely from properties within the Highland Township Downtown Development Authority District.[1][2]


  1. Oakland County Clerk, August Election Information
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.