Crystal Township Fire Levy Increase (August 2012)

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A Crystal Township Fire Levy Increase measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Crystal. which is in Montcalm County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 238 (64.15%)Approveda
  • NO 133 (35.85%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current fire levy by a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of four years in order to further pay for fire protection services and operational costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the total tax rate limitation on the amount of general ad valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable property within Crystal Township under Art. IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution be increased for said Township by 1.0 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) annually for four (4) years, 2012 through 2015, inclusive, to provide funds for all Township fire protection and rescue purposes, including building, capital, equipment, and operating expenditures, and shall Crystal Township be authorized to levy such new additional millage for said purposes?[3]


  1. Montcalm County, Current Election Results
  2. Montcalm County Clerk, August Proposal Listing
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.