Ashland Township Road Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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An Ashland Township Road Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Ashland, which is in Newaygo County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 249 Approveda
  • NO 139[1]

This measure sought to renew the current road levy which is set at a rate of $3 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for road construction and improvement costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the previous voted millage increases in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Ashland Township of 3 mills ($3.00 per $1,000 of taxable value), which have been reduced to 2.9572 mills by required millage rollbacks and which millage expires for levy in 2012 be renewed and increased to the original voted 3 mills ($3.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for 4 years (2013 through 2016 inclusive) for the purpose of funding road construction and improvements within the Township; and shall the Township levy such increase in millage for said purpose during said period, thereby, raising in the first year an estimated $202,754?[3]

References

  1. Newaygo County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Newaygo County Clerk, August Election Information
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.