Sharon Township Fire Levy Increase (May 2011)
This measure was approved
- YES 290 (70.22%)
- NO 123 (28.78%)
This measure sought to increase the current fire levy by a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further two years in order to help pay for fire protection and emergency services in the township.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|Shall Sharon Township impose an increase of up to 0.5 mill ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy it for 2 years, 2011 through 2012 inclusive, for fire protection and emergency medical services, which 0.50 mills increase will raise an estimated $45,966 in the first year the millage is levied of which all or a portion may be disbursed to such other local emergency units of government as the Township Board determines appropriate?|