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Watson Township Dust Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Watson Township Dust Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Watson, which is in Allegan County.

This measure was approved'

  • YES 144 (61.28%)Approveda
  • NO 91 (38.72%)[1]

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

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the previous voted increase in the 15 mill tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general and ad valorem taxes within Watson be renewed at 1 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of 2013 through 2016 inclusive for the purpose of continuing Dust Control on gravel roads in the Township of Watson; and shall the Township levy such renewal in millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year of the levy an estimated $59,883.72?[3]

References

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