Butler Township Fire Levy Increase Proposal (November 2012)

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A Butler Township Fire Levy Increase proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Branch County, which is in Michigan where it was defeated.

This proposition proposed to authorize the Township of Butler to increase property taxes by 1 mill ($1 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for five years in order to fund Fire Protection services and equipment. The estimated first year revenue from this tax was $37,011.[1]

Election Results

The following are election results for the measure:

Butler Township Fire Levy Proposal
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No30861.11%
Yes 196 38.89%


Results via County of Branch, Unofficial Results for November 6, 2012.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall Butler Township impose an increase of up to 1.00 mills ($1.00 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, 2012 through 2016 inclusive, for fire protection and equipment, which 1.00 mills increase will raise an estimated $37,011 in the first year the millage is levied?[1][2]


See also


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Branch County Elections, Official Proposals for November 2012
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.



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