Macon Township Fire Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Macon Township Fire Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Macon, which is in Lenawee County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 139 (76.37%)Approveda
  • NO 43 (23.63%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for fire protection services in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the previous voted increase in the tax limitation on General Ad Valorem Taxes imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution, in Macon Township of .5000 mills be restored by a renewal of .4993 mills ($.4993 per $1,000 of taxable value) and an increase of .0007 mills ($.0007 per $1,000 of taxable value), to bring it to the original .5000 mills, for the period of 4 years, 2013 through 2016, inclusive, for the purpose of fire protection within said Township, and shall the Township levy such millage upon taxable real and personal property within the Township for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $30,678?[3]

References

  1. Lenawee County, Current Election Results
  2. Lenawee County, August Proposal and Candidate List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.