Watervliet Township Library & Police Levy Renewals, 2 (August 2012)

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Two Watervliet Township Library & Police Levy Renewal measures were on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Watervliet, which is in Berrien County.

Both measures were approved

The first measure sought to renew the current library levy which is set at a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for library services in the township.

  • YES 276 Approveda
  • NO 79

The second measure sought to renew the current police levy which is set at a rate of $1.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for police protection services in the township.[1]

  • YES 276 Approveda
  • NO 79[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Proposal 1: Shall the previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Watervliet Charter Township be renewed at .5000 mill ($.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of 2012 through 2015 inclusive for the Watervliet Public Library services; and shall the Township levy such renewal in Millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $65,701.59.

Proposal 2: Shall the previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Watervliet Charter Township be renewed for a total of 1.5000 mill ($1.50 per $1,000. of taxable value) for the period of 2012 through 2015 inclusive for township police protection services; and shall the Township levy such renewal in Millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $197,104.77.[3]

References

  1. Berrien County Elections, Current Proposal List
  2. Berrien County Elections, Current Election Results
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.