Note: Ballotpedia will be read-only from 9pm CST on February 25-March 5 while Judgepedia is merged into Ballotpedia.
For status updates, visit

Midland County Mosquito Levy Increase (August 2012)

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search

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

This measure was approved

  • YES 9,920 (73.4%)Approveda
  • NO 3,586 (26.6%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current mosquito control levy which is set at a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to pay for mosquito abatement programs in the county.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

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 mosquito abatement, which last resulted n a levy of up to 0.42 Mill ($0.42 per $1000) of taxable valuation, be renewed and increased for a levy up to 0.50 Mill ($0.50 per $1000) of taxable valuation as finally equalized during the years 2013-2016, both inclusive, as authorized in Article 9, § 6 of the Michigan Constitution of 1963, as amended, for the purpose of continuing the Midland County Mosquito Abatement program to reduce and control the mosquito population in Midland County, which if approved and levied in its entirety is estimated to raise $1,736,586 in the first year of levy?[3]


  1. Midland County Elections, August Election Results
  2. Midland County Clerk, Current Election Information
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.