Green Oak Township Fire Levy Increase (November 2011)

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A Green Oak Township Fire Levy Increase measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the township of Green Oak which is in Livingston County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 2,559 (70.8%)Approveda
  • NO 1,053 (29.2%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current fire levy by a rate of $1.77 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for operational and capital improvement costs of the fire district in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the limitation on the taxes which may be levied under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution, against all property in Green Oak Charter Township, Livingston County, Michigan, be increased by up to 1.77 mills (an ad valorem tax of $1.77 per thousand dollars of taxable value) for four (4) years for the period December 2011 through December 2014 inclusive, replacing the current 1.4016 mill levy that expires in December 2011 for the purpose of funding the general operation, capital equipment and vehicles for the Green Oak Charter Township Fire Department which the new millage, if approved and levied, will raise in the first year of levy an estimated $1,463,138.00?[3]

References

  1. Livingston County Clerk, Current Election Results
  2. Livingston County Elections, November Ballot Proposals
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.