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Chesterfield Township Police Levy Increase Proposal (November 2012)

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

If approved, this proposal authorizes the Chesterfield Township to increase property taxes by 2.5 mills ($2.5 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) from 5 mills to 7.5 mills in order to fund police protection services for the Township of Chesterfield. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $9,756,403.79.[1]

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the limitation on the annual assessment on all lands and premises in the Charter Township of Chesterfield, Macomb County, Michigan, which comprise a special assessment district previously-approved by the electors pursuant to 33 PA 1951, as amended, be increased from a sum not to exceed five ($5.00) dollars for each $1,000.00 of taxable value of such property to a sum not to exceed seven and one-half ($7.50) dollars for each $1,000.00 of taxable value, for the purpose of providing police protection by the Chesterfield Police Department, purchasing police motor vehicles, apparatus, equipment and providing housing for the same?

The estimated revenue to be collected in the first year that the millage is increased and levied is $9,756,403.79.

This proposed millage is an increase of 2.5 mills from a previously authorized 5.0 mills.[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Macomb County Elections, List of Proposals
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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