Wayne County Jail Levy Renewal (August 2012)
This measure sought to renew the current jail levy which is set at a rate of $.94 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further ten years in order to continue to pay for jail operational costs and services offered by the jail in the county. It was approved.
|Wayne County Jail Levy Renewal|
Election Results from: Washtenaw County Election Results
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|To renew the millage authorized in 2002, shall Wayne County be authorized to continue to levy this millage at the 2011 rollback rate of .9381 mills (about 94 cents per thousand dollars of taxable valuation) for ten more years (2012 through 2021) for any of the following previously authorized uses: To acquire, construct, and/or operate jail, misdemeanant, or juvenile incarceration or detention facilities, and for adult penalty options such as work release, home detention and community restitution; with at least one-tenth of the millage used to acquire, build and operate a juvenile offender work/training institution? This renewal is estimated to generate at least $38,859,493 in property tax revenue in 2012.|