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Midland County Dispatch Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Midland County Dispatch Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in Midland County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 10,184 (75.8%)Approveda
  • NO 3,249 (24.2%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current 911 emergency dispatch levy which is set at a rate of $.60 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to pay for operational costs of dispatch service in the county.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Shall the previously voted increase in the limitation on the total amount of general ad valorem taxes which may be imposed for all purposes upon real and personal property in Midland County to provide emergency dispatch services, which last resulted in a levy of up to 0.6 Mill ($0.60 per $1000.00) of taxable valuation, be renewed as finally equalized in the years 2013 – 2016, both inclusive as authorized in Article 9, § 6, Michigan Constitution of 1963, as amended, for the purpose of maintaining Enhanced 911/Emergency Dispatch Services and the countywide radio system, which if approved and levied in its entirety is estimated to raise $2,162,903.00 in the first year of levy?

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