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Grand Haven Township Museum Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Grand Haven Township Museum Levy Increase measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Grand Haven, which is in Ottawa County.

This measure sought to renew the current museum levy which is set at a rate of $.25 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further six years in order to continue to pay for the city's portion of the Tri-Cities Museum. It was approved.


Election results

Grand Haven Township Museum Levy Increase
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,359 66.4%
No68733.6%

Election Results from:Ottawa County Election Results


Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the expired previously voted increase in the property tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution for Grand Haven Charter Township, Ottawa County, Michigan, for all purposes in any one year, be renewed for six (6) years, 2013 through 2018, inclusive, in the amount of .25 mill ($0.25 per thousand dollars of taxable valuation) for all property in the Township, for the purpose of providing funds to be paid to the Tri-Cities Historical Society pursuant to a contract between the Historical Society and Grand Haven Charter Township for the operation, repair, maintenance, and improvement of the Tri-Cities Museum (located at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Second Street in the City of Grand Haven); and shall the Township be authorized to levy the tax? The estimate of the revenue the Township will collect if the millage is approved and levied in its entirety in the 2013 calendar year is approximately $162,297.[1][2]

References

  1. Ottawa County Elections, August Proposal List
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.