Ann Arbor City Street Levy Measures, 2 (November 2011)

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Two Ann Arbor City Street Levy Measures were on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the city of Ann Arbor which is in Washtenaw County.

Both measures were approved

The first measure sought to amend the city charter so as to implement a levy set at a rate of 2 mills for a period of five years in order to pay for street construction projects in the city.

  • YES 10,345 (77.3%)Approveda
  • NO 3,038 (22.7%)

The second measure sought to increase the street levy by a rate of .125 mills for a period of five years in order to further pay for bridge resurfacing and reconstruction projects in the city.[1]

  • YES 8,010 (60.12%)Approveda
  • NO 5,314 (39.88%)[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Proposal 1: Shall the Charter be amended to authorize a tax up to 2 mills for street and bridge reconstruction for 2012 through 2016 to replace the previously authorized tax up to 2 mills for street reconstruction for 2007 through 2011, which will raise in the first year of levy the estimated revenue of $9,091,000?

Proposal 2: Shall the Charter be amended to authorize a tax increase of up to 0.125 mills for 2012 through 2016 in addition to the street and bridge resurfacing and reconstruction millage of 2 mills, which 0.125 mills will raise in the first year of levy the estimated additional revenue of $563,000, to provide a total of up to 2.125 mills for sidewalk repair, street and bridge reconstruction and resurfacing?[3]

References

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