Farmington Library District Levy Renewal (November 2011)

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A Farmington Library District Levy Renewal measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the Farmington library district area which is in Oakland County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 12,633 (80.59%)Approveda
  • NO 3,042 (19.41%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current library levy which is set at a rate of $.58 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further twenty years in order to continue to pay for maintenance and operational costs of the library as well as pay for programs and technology needs.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Farmington Community Library, Oakland County, Michigan, renew the previously authorized millage rate that expires in 2012, in an amount not to exceed 0.5856 mill ($0.5856 on each $1,000 of taxable value) on all taxable property (real and tangible personal) within the Farmington Community Library District (comprised of the Cities of Farmington and Farmington Hills) for a period of twenty (20) years, beginning in the year 2013 and ending in the year 2032, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for all District Library purposes authorized by law, including but not limited to funds for the ongoing maintenance and operation of the Main Library and the Farmington Branch in order to offer materials, resources, services, programs and technology, and maintain its facilities? The estimate of revenue the District Library would collect if the millage is approved and levied by the Farmington Community Library in the 2013 calendar year is approximately $2,100,000.[3]

Additional reading


  1. Oakland County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Oakland County Clerk, November Candidate and Issues List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.