Garden Township Levy Proposal (November 2012)

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A Garden Township Levy proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Delta County, which is in Michigan, where it was defeated.

If approved, this proposal would have authorized the Township of Garden to return the property tax rate to 1 mill ($1 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) by an increase of 0.3082 mills ($0.3082 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 8 years in order to fund the general operations of the township. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $17,200. [1]

Election results

Garden Township Millage Prop.
Defeatedd No28963.38%
Yes 167 36.62%

Election results from Delta County Unofficial Election Results Summary

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the allocated township millage rate of 1 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 taxable value) reduced to 0.6918 mill ($0.6918 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be increased up 0.3082 mill ($0.3082 per $1,000 of taxable value) to the original allocated rate of 1 mill to recover that millage reduction, and be levied by Garden Township, Delta County, for 8 years, 2013 to 2020 inclusive, for general fund operating purposes, which 0.3082 mill increase will raise an estimated $17,200.00 in the first year the millage is levied?



See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Delta County Elections, Sample Ballot
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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