Fort Gratiot Township Transportation Levy Increase (May 2012)

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A Fort Gratiot Township Transportation Levy Increase measure was on the May 8, 2012 ballot in the township of Fort Gratiot which is in St. Clair County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 518 Approveda
  • NO 170[1]

This measure sought to increase the current property tax by a rate of $.62 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to help pay for the townships share of the Blue Water Area Transportation Commission.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the limitation on the total amount of all taxes which may be assessed against all real and personal taxable property in the Charter Township of Fort Gratiot, St. Clair County, Michigan, be increased up to 0.6214 mills of the taxable valuation (62.14 cents per $1,000 of state taxable value) as finally equalized for each of the next four (4) years, to expire in 2016 , for the purpose of providing funds, estimated to be $269,000 for the first year of levy, for the Charter Township of Fort Gratiot's share of the operation of the Blue Water Area Transportation Commission for the period of July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2016? This is a renewal of a 2008 millage passed for the same purpose.[3]

References

  1. The Times Herald, "Voters approve bus tax renewal," May 9, 2012
  2. Michigan Secretary of State, Public Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.