Norman Township Fire Levy Increase (August 2012)

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A Norman Township Fire Levy Increase measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Norman, which is in Manistee County.

This measure sought to increase the current ambulance levy by a rate of $2 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of two years in order to further pay for Fire department operational costs as well as help buy equipment for the department in the township. It was approved.


Election results

Norman Fire Levy Increase
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 245 64.47%
No13535.53%

Election Results from: Manistee County Election Returns


Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Norman Township, Manistee County, Michigan, increase the constitutional limitation on the total amount of general ad valorem taxes imposed upon real and tangible personal property for all purposes in Norman Township, Manistee County, Michigan, by an additional two (2) mills ($2.00 per $1000 of taxable valuation) and levy an additional two (2) mills ($2.00 per $1000 of taxable valuation) for a period of two (2) years (2012-2013, inclusive) for purposes of Township Fire Department operations, and for purposes of acquiring, constructing, furnishing and equipping a new Township Fire and Ambulance facility, together with parking lot and utility improvements and all appurtenances and attachments thereto for use by the Township? (This is a renewal of the two (2) mills for Township Fire Department operations and for constructing and equipping new Township Fire and Ambulance facility for two (2) years which expired in 2011; if approved, it is estimated that the revenue generated by this proposal in the first year would be $108,237.62.)[1][2]

References

  1. Manistee County Elections, August Candidate and Proposals List
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.