Dryden Township Police Tax Levy Proposal (May 2013)

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A Dryden Township Police Tax Levy proposal was approved on the May 7, 2013, election ballot in Lapeer County, which is in Michigan.

This measure authorized the Township of Dryden to impose a property tax levy of 2 mills ($2 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 5 years in order to fund police department operations and maintenance. 1.9526 mills of this tax is a renewal of an expired tax levy and the remaining 0.0474 mill is an increase to restore revenue from Headlee tax rollbacks. The estimated first year revenue from this combined tax is $362,603.[1]

Election results

Dryden Township Police Tax Proposal
Approveda Yes 410 70.93%
These results are from NBC25 News Coverage of election results for May 7, 2013 election

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the expired previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6, of the Michigan Constitution, in Dryden Township, of two (2) mills ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to 1.9526 mills ($1.9526 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required Headlee millage rollbacks, be renewed and increased up to the original two (2) mills ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for the period of 2013 through 2017 inclusive, to be disbursed to the Township of Dryden and to the Dryden Downtown Development Authority, the funds to be used to maintain, operate and equip the Dryden Township police department, raising an estimated $362,603 in the first year the millage is levied?[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Michigan SoS Public Ballot Search
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.