A Monroe Township Cemetery Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Monroe, which is in Newaygo County.
This measure seeks to renew the current cemetery levy which is set at a rate of $.25 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for cemetery maintenance and improvement costs in the township.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|| Shall the previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Monroe Township be renewed at (1/4) mills ($0.25 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) for the period of 2013 through 2016 inclusive for the purpose of providing Cemetery maintenance, repair and upkeep of the cemetery and buildings used in connection there with Monroe Township and shall the Township levy such renewal in millage for said purpose, thereby, raising in the first year an estimated $3,026.89?