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Bedford Township Law Enforcement Levy Addition (August 2012)

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A Bedford Township Law Enforcement Levy Addition measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Bedford, which is in Monroe County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 3,886 (70.03%)Approveda
  • NO 1,663 (29.97%)[1]

This measure sought to add to the current city law enforcement levy by a rate of $.40 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of seven years in order to further pay for law enforcement service costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the tax rate limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution be continued to be levied by up to .4 mills, (which is a renewal for a total of $.40 per $1,000.00 of taxable value), upon the taxable real and tangible personal property within the Township of Bedford, Monroe County, Michigan, for a period of 7 years from 2013 through 2019 inclusive, for the purpose of providing additional funds for law enforcement by adding up to four deputies contracted from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, and for operations and purchasing equipment, to serve the Township of Bedford? The estimated revenue increase for the first year of the levy, if the proposition is approved, shall be approximately $388,300.00.[3]

References

  1. Monroe County Clerk, August Election Results
  2. Michigan Secretary of State, Public Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.