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Hopkins Township Road Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Hopkins Township Road Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Hopkins, which is in Allegan County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 292 (64.89%)Approveda
  • NO 158 (35.11%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current road levy which is set at a rate of $2 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for road improvement projects 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 previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Hopkins Township, reduced by required rollback to 1.936 mills, be renewed for a total of 2 mills ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of 2013 through 2016 inclusive for township road improvements; and shall the Township levy such renewal in millage for said purpose, thereby, raising in the first year an estimated $141,153.

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