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Leighton Township Road Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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Two Leighton Township Road & Police Levy Renewal measures were on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Leighton, which is in Allegan County.

Both measures were approved

The first measure sought to renew the current road levy which is set at a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for road maintenance and improvement costs in the township.

  • YES 481 (67.46%)Approveda
  • NO 232 (32.54%)

The second measure sought to renew the current fire and police levy which is set at a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for fire and police protection services in the township.[1]

  • YES 514 (71.59%)Approveda
  • NO 204 (28.41%)[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Proposal I: Shall the previously voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Leighton Township be renewed at 1 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied on all taxable property for five (5) years, 2014 through 2018, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for public road improvement and maintenance, raising an estimated $182,040 in the first year the millage is levied?

Proposal II: Shall the previously voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Leighton Township be renewed at 1 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied on all taxable property for five (5) years 2014 through 2018, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for fire and police protection services, including maintenance, equipment and operations, raising an estimated $182,040 in the first year the millage is levied?[3]

References

  1. Allegan county Elections, August Proposal List
  2. Allegan County Elections, August Election Results
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.