Bronson Township Fire Levy Increase (November 2011)

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A Bronson Township Fire Levy Increase measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the township of Bronson which is in Branch County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 87 (70.7%)Approveda
  • NO 36 (29.3%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current fire levy by a rate of $.80 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for fire protection needs and equipment costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Bronson Township impose an increase of up to 0.8 mills ($0.80 per $1,000 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy it for 5 years, 2011 through 2015 inclusive, for fire protection and equipment, which 0.8 mills increase will raise an estimated $27,969 in the first year the millage is levied?[3]

References

  1. Branch County Clerk, November Official Results (dead link)
  2. Branch County Clerk, November Candidate and Proposal List (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.