Clinton Township Fire Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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

This measure was approved

  • YES 303 (82.11%)Approveda
  • NO 66 (17.89%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $1.60 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further eight years in order to continue to pay for fire department operational and maintenance costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Township of Clinton, Lenawee County, Michigan, for the purpose of Fire Department operation, maintenance and improvement, establish and authorize the renewed millage levy not to exceed 1.6 mills on taxable value of property, including property subject to Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate (IFT) located in the Township of Clinton ($1.60 per $1,000 taxable value), for a period of eight years from 2012 through 2019 inclusive, and when necessary to do so, exceed the fifteen (15) mill limitation on general ad valorem taxes imposed under the Michigan Constitution- Article IX, Section 6, which will raise in the first year of the levy an estimated $188,000?[3]

References

  1. Lenawee County, Current Election Results
  2. Lenawee County, August Proposal and Candidate List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.