Augusta Township Land Preservation Levy Implementation (August 2012)

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An Augusta Township Land Preservation Levy Implementation measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Augusta, which is in Washtenaw County.

This measure sought to implement a land preservation levy which would be set at a rate of $.10 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of ten years in order to pay for land preservation projects in the township. It was defeated.


Election results

Augusta Land Preservation Levy Implementation
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No50753.09%
Yes 448 46.91%

Election Results from: Washtenaw County Election Results (dead link)


Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Charter Township of Augusta, Washtenaw County, Michigan, permanently preserve farmland, open space, wildlife habitat, scenic views and protect drinking water sources and the water quality of rivers and streams and to create opportunities to provide new parks, recreational areas and trails by funding the voluntary purchase of land or interest in land throughout the Township, and enable the Township to take advantage of matching funds in the County of Washtenaw and elsewhere, by increasing the authorized millage for ad valorem taxes on real and tangible personal property for the Charter Township of Augusta by 0.1 mills ($0.10 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a period of ten (10) years from 2012 through 2021 inclusive. In the first year the estimated revenue will be $20,016.00?[1][2]

References

  1. Washtenaw County Clerk, August Proposal List
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.