Barton Township Road Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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

This measure was approved

  • YES 51 Approveda
  • NO 33[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 six years in order to continue to pay for road maintenance and improvement costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the expired previous voted increases in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Barton Township of 3 mills ($3.00 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to 2.8984 mills ($2.8984 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at and increased up to the original voted 3 mills ($3.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for 6 years, 2012 through 2017 inclusive, for the purpose of road maintenance and improvements in Barton Township and expending those revenues with the Newaygo County Road Commission; shall the Township levy such renewal in millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $62,100.00?[3]


  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.