Leelanau Township Fire Levy Increase (August 2012)
This measure was approved
- YES 584 (76.14%)
- NO 183 (23.86%)
This measure sought to increase the current fire levy by a rate of $2 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of four years in order to further pay for operational and maintenance costs of the fire department in the township.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|Shall the expired previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution be increased and renewed by 2.000 mills ($2.00 dollars for each $1,000.00 dollars of taxable value) to be levied for a period of four years (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015) for the purpose of equipping, operating and maintaining fire protection and emergency medical services and shall the Township Board be authorized to levy the proposed increase in an amount not to exceed 2.000 mills for the stated purpose, during such period, which may raise an estimated $770,592.00 in the first year of such levy?|