Otsego Township Fire & Waste Levy Renewals, 2 (August 2012)

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Two Otsego Township Fire & Waste Levy Renewal measures were on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Otsego, which is in Allegan County.

Both measures were approved

The first measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for fire operational costs in the township.

  • YES 492 (75.23%)Approveda
  • NO 162 (24.77%)

The second measure sought to renew the current waste levy which is set at a rate of $.25 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for solid waste disposal services in the township.[1]

  • YES 419 (64.66%)Approveda
  • NO 229 (35.34%)[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Proposal I: Shall the previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Otsego Township of .5 mills ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) be renewed and the Township be authorized to levy up to .5 mills (($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) for five years, 2013 through 2017 inclusive, for fire operating purposes, raising an estimated $78,925.00in the first year the millage is levied?

Proposal II: Shall the previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Otsego Township of .25 mills ($0.25 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to .2463 mills ($0.2463 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at and increased up to the original voted .25 mills ($0.25 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for five years, 2013 through 2017 inclusive, for solid waste disposal purposes, raising an estimated $39,462.53 in the first year the millage is levied?[3]

References

  1. Allegan county Elections, August Proposal List
  2. Allegan County Elections, August Election Results
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.