Pennfield Township Public Safety Tax Levy Increase Proposal (May 2013)

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A Pennfield Township Public Safety Tax Levy Increase proposal was defeated on the May 7, 2013, election ballot in Calhoun County, which is in Michigan.

If approved, this measure would have authorized the Pennfield Township to increase its property tax levy by 1.5 mills ($1.5 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) from 3 mills to 4.5 mills for the year of 2013 in order to fund Police and Fire protections services. The estimated increase in revenue from this tax for 2013 is $297,840.[1]

Election results

Pennfield Twp Proposal
Defeatedd No51151.2%
Yes 487 48.8%
These results are from Calhoun County election magic results.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the authorized charter millage for the Charter Township of Pennfield, established at 3 mills ($3.00 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) be increased up to an additional 1.50 mills ($1.50 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) for one year, 2013, with revenues from this millage to be used by Pennfield Charter Township for the purposes of Police and Fire protection, raising in the first year of levy an estimated $297,840.00?[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Michigan SoS Public Ballot Search
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.