Vermontville Township Fire Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Vermontville Township Fire Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Vermontville, which is in Eaton County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 297 Approveda
  • NO 82[1]

This measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for fire department operation costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the previously authorized increase in tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on all taxable real and tangible personal property in Vermontville Township, Eaton County, that expires in 2012 be renewed in an amount not to exceed 1.0 mill ($1.00 on each $1,000 of taxable value) against all taxable real and tangible personal property for a period of five (5) years, 2013 to 2017, inclusive, for the purpose of operating, equipping, and purchasing for the fire department or any other purpose authorized by law for fire service purposes; and shall the Township levy such millage for said purpose? The estimate of the revenue the Township will collect if the millage is approved and levied by the Township in the 2013 calendar year is approximately $50,700.[3]


  1. Eaton County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Eaton County Clerk, August Proposals
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.