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Cleon Township Fire Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Cleon Township Fire Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Cleon, which is in Manistee County.

This measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $1.25 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for fire department operational costs in the township. It was approved.

Election results

Cleon Fire Levy Renewal
Approveda Yes 69 67.65%

Election Results from: Manistee County Election Returns

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Cleon Township, Manistee County, Michigan renew the expired previous voted increases in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution of 1.25 mills ($1.25 per $1,000 of taxable value), be renewed and levied for 5 years, 2012 through 2016 inclusive, for fire department operating purposes; if approved, it is estimated that the revenue generated by this proposal in the first year the millage is levied would be $35,000.00?[1][2]


  1. Manistee County Elections, August Candidate and Proposals List
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.