White Pigeon Township Library Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A White Pigeon Township Library Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of White Pigeon, which is in St. Joseph County.

This measure sought to renew the current library levy which is set at a rate of $.30 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for library operational cots in the township.[1] Township officials have stated that without the renewal services would have to be cut at the library, but many residents rely on internet or books offered. The current levy provides around 30 percent of the library's annual budget.[2] It was approved.


Election results

White Pigeon Library Levy Renewal
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 429 80.49%
No10419.51%

Election Results from: Gems Election Results


Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the expired previously voted increase in ad valorem taxes within White Pigeon Township, of 0.30 of one mill ($0.30 per $1,000 of taxable value) and reduced by required rollback to 0.2960 of one mill ($0.2960 per $1,000 of taxable value), be increased to and renewed at the original voted 0.30 of one mill ($0.30 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for four years, 2012 through 2015 inclusive, for the operation of the White Pigeon Township Library, thereby raising an estimated $59,927, for the White PigeonTownship Library, in the first year the millage is levied?[3]

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