Valley Township Road Levy Increase Proposal (November 2012)

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A Valley Township Road Levy Increase proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Allegan County, which is in Michigan.

This proposal authorized the Township of Valley to increase property taxes by 2 mills ($2 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for three years in order to fund road improvements. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $134,243.29.[1]

Election results

The following are election results for the measure:

Valley Township Road Levy Proposal
Defeatedd No49658.56%
Yes 351 41.44%

Results via Election Summary Reports Valley Township.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the tax limitation on general ad valorem taxes within Valley Township imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution be increased for said township by two mills ($2 PER $1,000 of taxable value) and levy it for four years, 2013 through 2016 inclusive, for township road improvements, which 2-mills increase will raise an estimated $134,243.29 in the first year the millage is levied?[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Allegan County Elections, Local Propositions (dead link)
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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