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Clarendon Township Levy Measures, 2 (May 2011)

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Two Clarendon Township Levy Measures were on the May 3, 2011 ballot in the township of Clarendon which is in Calhoun County.

Both measures were approved

The first measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $1.25 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to continue to help pay for fire protection services in the township.

  • YES 96 Approveda
  • NO 40

The second measure sought to increase the current general operations levy by a rate of $.13 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to further help pay for general operational costs in the township.[1]

  • YES 73 Approveda
  • NO 62[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Proposal 1 Shall the previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Clarendon Township, of 1.25 mills ($1.25 per $1,000 of taxable value), be renewed at 1.25 mills ($1.25 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for 5 years, 2011 through 2015 inclusive, for fire protection, raising an estimated $40,167.58 in the first year the millage is levied of which a portion will be disbursed to such other or fewer local units of government as the Township Board determines appropriate.

Proposal 2 Shall the voted allocated township millage rate of (1) mills ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to .8675 mills ($0.87 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be increased by .1325 mills ($0.13 per $1,000 of taxable value) to the original allocated rate to recover that millage reduction and be levied by Clarendon Township for 5 years, 2011 through 2015 inclusive, for general operating purposes, which .1325 mills increase will raise an estimated $4,257.76 in the first year the millage is levied.

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