Martin Township Fire Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Martin Township Fire Levy Renewal measures was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Martin, which is in Allegan County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 248 (74.25%)Approveda
  • NO 86 (25.75%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further eight 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 previously voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Martin Township of 1 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value), as reduced to 0.9994 mill by required rollbacks, be renewed and increased up to the original voted 1 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) for eight (8) years, 2013 through 2020, inclusive, for township fire protection; and shall the Township annually levy such millage on all taxable real and personal property for said purpose, raising in the first year an estimated $79,060?[3]

References

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