New Haven Emergency Services Levy Reduction (August 2010)

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A New Haven Emergency Services Levy Reduction measure was on the August 3, 2010 ballot in the township of New Haven which is in Gratiot County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 82 Approveda
  • NO 45[1]

This measure sought to renew the increased emergency services levy to $1 per $1,000 of assessed property for four years to help pay for emergency and fire services offered in the township.[2]

The question on the ballot:


EMERGENCY RESCUE/FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES MILLAGE Shall the expired previous voted increase in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in New Haven Township, of 1 mill ($1 per $1000 of taxable value), reduced to 1 mill by the required millage rollbacks, be increased to and renewed at up to the original voted 1 mill ($1 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for the period of 4 years, 2011 through 2014 inclusive, for emergency rescue/fire protection services, raising an estimated $36,549 in the first year the millage is levied?[3]


  1. Gratiot County Elections, August 3 Election Results
  2. Grtiot County County Clerk's Office, August Ballot Proposals, pg.1 (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.