Troy Township Levy Increase Proposal (November 2012)

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A Troy Township Levy Increase proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Newaygo County, which is in Michigan, where it was approved.

This proposal authorized the Township of Troy to increase a property taxes by 0.5 mill ($0.50 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 4 years in order to fund general operations. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $5,074.[1]

Election results

Troy Township Tax Prop.
Approveda Yes 53 57.94%

Election results from Newaygo County Election Results (dead link)'

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the total tax rate limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on the amount of general ad valorem taxes within Troy Township be increased by 0.5 mill ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) annually for four (4) years, 2013 through 2016, inclusive, to provide funds for general operating and all other Township purposes, and shall Troy Township be authorized to levy such new additional millage for said purposes on all taxable property, raising an estimated $5,074.00 in the first year of the levy?[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Newaygo County Elections, Ballot Information
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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