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Sparta Recreational Authority Recreational Center Levy Proposal (November 2012)

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A Sparta Recreational Authority Recreational Center Levy proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Kent County, which is in Michigan defeated.

This measure proposed to authorize a new 1 mill property tax ($1 per $1,000 of assessed taxable valuation) for 5 years to fund a public recreational center/complex which was previously authorized. The estimated first year revenue from this tax was $244,685.[1]

Election Results

The following are election results for the measure:

Sparta Recreational Authority Center Levy Proposal
Defeatedd No209554.79%
Yes 1729 45.21%

Results via Kent County, Michigan November 2012 General Election.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

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

Shall the Sparta Recreational Authority (the "Authority"), formed by Sparta Township and the Village of Sparta, be authorized to levy a new additional millage in an amount not to exceed 1.0 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) on the taxable value of all taxable property within the territory of the Authority for a period of five (5) years, 2012 through 2016, inclusive, to provide funds for the design, acquisition, construction, equipping, operation, maintenance, and improvement of a public recreational center/complex as authorized by Public Act No. 321 of 2000, as amended, thereby raising as estimated $244,685 in the first year of the levy? To the extent required by law, a small portion of the revenues from this millage (approximately 4.3 % in the first year of the levy) will be captured within the district of and disbursed to the Village of Sparta Downtown Development Authority.[1]

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