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Barryton Library District Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Barryton Library District Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the Barryton library district area, which is in Mecosta County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 247 (48.72%)
  • NO 260 (51.28%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to renew the current library levy which is set at a rate of $1.71 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further ten years in order to continue to pay for library operational and maintenance costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the current millage of the Barryton Public Library District of Mecosta County, in an amount not to exceed 2.00 mills ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) reduced to 1.7136 mills ($1.71 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed for 10 years, 2013-2022 inclusive, to provide funds to the Barryton Public Library for all purposes authorized by law. If levied at its maximum amount this millage is estimated to provide revenues of $156,400.[3]


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