Columbia Township Emergency Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Columbia Township Emergency Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Columbia, which is in Tuscola County.

This measure sought to renew the current emergency levy levy which is set at a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further six years in order to continue to pay for fire and emergency services in the township. It was approved.


Election results

Columbia Emergency Levy Renewal
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 163 81.09%
No3818.91%

Election Results from: Tuscol County Clerk, Election Results

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Columbia Township be renewed at 1 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of 2013 through 2018 inclusive for Emergency Fire and Ambulance Services and/or Equipment for the Township of Columbia; and shall the township levy such renewal in millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $46,600?[1][2]

References

  1. Tuscola County Elections, August Sample Ballot
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.