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Royal Oak Township General Operations Levy Increase (August 2011)

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A Royal Oak Township General Operations Levy Increase measure was on the August 2, 2011 ballot in the township of Royal Oak which is in Oakland County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 235 (71%)Approveda
  • NO 96 (29%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current general operations levy by a rate of $4.50 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of twenty-five years in order to help pay for general operational costs as well as make capital purchases as needed in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the authorized charter millage for the Charter Township of Royal Oak, established at 5 mills ($5.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) and

reduced to 4.2101 mills ($4.21 per $1,000 of taxable value) by required millage rollbacks, be increased 4.5 additional mills ($4.50) per $1,000 taxable value for twenty five years 2011 through 2036 inclusive. For general operating and capital purchases purpose, which 4.5 mills increase will raise an estimated $180,800 in the first year the millage is levied?[3]


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