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Overisel Township Police Levy Increase Proposal (November 2012)

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An Overisel Township Police Levy Increase proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Allegan County, which is in Michigan.

This proposal authorized the Township of Overisel to increase property taxes by .5 mill ($.50 per $1,000 of taxable valuation) for four years in order to fund police protection services. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $58,000.[1]

Election results

The following are election results for the measure:

Overisel Township Police Levy Proposal
Approveda Yes 704 52.26%

Results via Election Summary Reports Overisel Township.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the 15 mill tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Overisel Township be increased at one half mill ($.50 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) for the period of 2012 through 2016, inclusive, for the purpose of providing a fund for police protection; and shall the Township levy such addition in millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $58,000.[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Allegan County Elections, Local Propositions (dead link)
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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