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Frenchtown Township Fire Levy Addition (August 2012)

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A Frenchtown Township Fire Levy Addition measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Frenchtown, which is in Monroe County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 1,858 (62.16%)Approveda
  • NO 1,131 (37.84%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current township fire levy which is set at a rate of $8 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for fire department operational costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Frenchtown Charter Township increase its Authorized Charter Millage by a new additional one (1.0) mill ($1.00 per $1000 of taxable value which would, for example, result in a tax of $50 for a property with a taxable value of $50,000), over and above the authorized charter limitation of the Township of five (5.0) mills plus the two (2.0) mills previously authorized by the voters for Fire Department administration and funding on August 3rd, 2010 for a total authorized charter limitation (exclusive of millage approved for Lake Erie Transit Authority) of eight (8.0) mills; for the purpose of funding Township Fire Department Operations, Capital Improvements, Repairs and Maintenance; to be levied against all taxable property in Frenchtown Charter Township for a period of five (5) years being years 2012 through 2016; and which if approved will raise in the first year of levy estimated revenue of $1,163,482.00.[3]

References

  1. Monroe County Clerk, August Election Results
  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.