Riga Township Fire Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Riga Township Fire Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012, ballot in the township of Riga, which is in Lenawee County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 274 (73.85%)Approveda
  • NO 97 (26.15%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current road levy which is set at a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further two years in order to continue to pay for fire department operational costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the expired previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Riga Township of 1.0 mills ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) be renewed and levied for two years, 2012 through 2013 inclusive, for operating the Fire Department, raising an estimated $66,034 in the first year the millage is levied?[3]

References

  1. Lenawee County, Current Election Results
  2. Lenawee County, August Proposal and Candidate List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.