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Geneva Township Fire Levy Addition (August 2012)

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

This measure was approved

  • YES 78 (56.5%)Approveda
  • NO 60 (43.5%)[1]

This measure sought to add to the current fire levy by a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of four years in order to further pay for fire department operational and equipment costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Shall the Township of Geneva, Midland County, Michigan increase the limitation on the total amount of general ad valorem taxes which may be imposed for all purposes upon real and personal property in the Township, as provided in Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution of 1963, as amended, by one-half (0.5) mill ($0.50 per $1,000.00) of taxable valuation as finally equalized, for a period of four (4) years (2012 through 2015, inclusive), which levy would provide estimated revenues to the Township of $14,148.41 in its first calendar year if approved and levied, for the purpose of providing for fire department operations and equipment funding?