Royalton Township Road Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Royalton Township Road Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Royalton, which is in Berrien County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 472 Approveda
  • NO 251[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 six years in order to continue to pay for road repair and maintenance projects in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Shall the existing previously voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Royalton Township, of 1.00 mills ($1.00 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) reduced to 0.9969 mills ($0.9969 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) by required millage rollbacks, be increased to and renewed at the original voted 1.00 ($1.00 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) and levied for six (6) years, 2013 through 2018 inclusive; thereby raising an estimated first year revenue in 2013 of $258,430.00 (of which approximately $0.80 is generated by the increased millage to account for the millage roll back); the first year millage estimate is based upon the most recent information regarding taxable value of real and personal property in Royalton Township; these funds to be used by Royalton Township for the continued funding of road maintenance and repairs within Royalton Township?