A Merrill Township Levy Increase proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Newaygo County, which is in Michigan, where it was defeated.
If approved, this proposal would have authorized the Township of Merrill to increase property taxes by up to 0.5 mill ($0.50 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 4 years in order to fund Medical First Responder Services. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $10,831.00.
| Merrill Township Tax Levy Prop.|
|Yes|| 108|| 40.15%|
Election results from Newaygo County Election Results (dead link)'
Text of measure
Language on the ballot:
||Shall Merrill Township impose an increase of up to 0.5 mill ($0.50 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy it for 4 years, 2012 through 2015 inclusive, for Medical First Responder Services, which 0.5 mill increase will raise an estimated $10,831.00 in the first year the millage is levied?