Harrison District Library Levy Increase (November 2011)

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A Harrison District Library Levy Increase measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the township of Hamilton which is in Clare County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 71 (29.46%)
  • NO 170 (70.54%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to increase the current library levy by a rate of $.95 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of eight years in order to further pay for library operational costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Harrison District Library be authorized to levy a new additional tax annually upon the taxable value of all property subject to ad valorem taxation within Hamilton Township in an amount not to exceed 0.95 mill ($0.95 for each $1,000 of taxable value) for a period of eight (8) years, 2012 through 2019, inclusive, to provide funds for all Library purposes authorized by law?[3]


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