Lincoln Township Fire Equipment & Assets Tax Levy Increase Proposal (February 2013)

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A Lincoln Township Fire Equipment & Assets Tax Levy Increase proposal was approved on the February 26, 2013 election ballot in Berrien County, which is in Michigan.

This proposal authorized the Charter Township of Lincoln to impose an additional property tax levy of 0.175 mills ($0.175 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for seven years in order to fund the acquisition of capital assets for the township fire department such as a fire truck. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $110,000.[1]

Election results

Berrien County

Lincoln Township Tax Prop. 2
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 860 51.25%
No81848.75%

Election results from Berrien County February 26, 2013 election results.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the Charter Township of Lincoln levy .175 mills, which is equal to $0.175 dollars for each $1,000 dollars of taxable value on the real and personal property subject to taxation, for a period of seven (7) years commencing in 2013 through 2019, inclusive, for the purpose of funding the acquisition of capital assets for the Township's Fire Department such as fire truck? This levy will raise approximately $110,000 in the first calendar year.[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Michigan Secretary of State sample ballot generator
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.