Howell Township Debt Repayment Levy Increase Proposal (November 2012)

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A Howell Township Debt Repayment Levy Increase proposal is on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Livingston County, which is in Michigan where it was defeated.

This measure proposed to authorize the Township of Howell to increase property taxes by up to 3.5 mills ($3.5 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 2 years in order to provide funds to reduce Township debt from sanitary sewer and water projects. The estimated first year revenue from this tax increase was $1,000,048.[1]

Election Results

The following are election results for the measure:

Howell Township Debt Repayment Levy Increase Proposal
Defeatedd No274582.26%
Yes 592 17.74%

Results via Livingston County, Election Summary Report All Candidate Races and Proposals November 6, 2012 General Election Official Results (dead link)

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on all taxable real and tangible personal property within Howell Township, Livingston County, Michigan, be increased in an amount not to exceed 3.5 mills ($3.50 on each $1,000.00 of taxable value) for a period of two (2) years, 2012 to 2013, inclusive, to provide funds for reducing and repaying a portion of Howell Township’s sanitary sewer and water debt; and shall the Township levy the additional millage for that purpose to raise an estimated $1,000,048 in the first year the additional millage is levied?[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Ligingston County Elections, List of Candidates and Proposals (dead link)
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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