Ingham County Transportation Levy Increase (August 2012)

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An Ingham County Transportation Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in Ingham County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 25,878 (73.69%)Approveda
  • NO 9,238 (26.31%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current transportation levy which is set at a rate of $.12 per $1,000 of assessed property for a further four years in order to continue to pay for transportation services provided for elderly and disabled residents in the county.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

For the purpose of continuing funding for a transportation system to be used primarily by elderly and disabled persons in Ingham County, shall the Constitutional limitation upon the total amount of taxes which may be assessed in one (1) year upon all property within the County of Ingham, Michigan, be increased by up to 12/100 (0.12) of one (1) mill, $0.12 per thousand dollars of state taxable valuation, for a period of four (4) years (2012- 2015) inclusive. If approved and levied in full, this Millage will raise an estimated additional $784,000 for the transportation system in the first calendar year of the levy based on state taxable valuation.[3]

References

  1. Ingham County Election, Current Election Results
  2. Ingham County Clerk, August Proposal List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.