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Bridgewater Township Police Levy Proposal (November 2012)

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A Bridgewater Township Police Levy proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Washtenaw County, which is in Michigan.

If approved, this proposal authorizes a 1.5 mills property tax ($1.5 per $1,000 assessed taxable valuation) increase for 2 years to fund police services. The first year revenue from this tax is estimated as $124,877.[1]

Election results

Bridgewater Township Police Tax Prop.
Defeatedd No57862.69%
Yes 344 37.31%

Election results from Detroit City Website, Election Results for Wayne County

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall Bridgewater Township impose an increase of up to 1.50 mills ($1.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy it for 2 (two) years, 2012 through 2013, inclusive, to maintain the township's contracted police services with the Washtenaw County Sheriff Department, raising an estimated $124,877 in the first year the millage is levied.[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Washentaw County Clerk, Nov. 6 2012 proposals
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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