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Iron County Health District Levy Increase (February 2012)

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An Iron County Health District Levy Increase measure was on the February 28, 2012 ballot in Dickinson and Iron Counties.

This measure was approved

  • YES 2,351 (56.15%)Approveda
  • NO 1,836 (43.85%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the district property tax by a rate of $.42 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for general health district needs.[2]

Additional reading

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the tax rate limitation for the County of Iron General Ad Valorem taxes be increased by .42 mills ($.42 per thousand dollars of taxable value) for a period of four (4) years, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, inclusive, the taxes so raised to be used exclusively as follows: .42 mill for operations of the Dickinson-Iron District Health Department. This levy would raise an estimated $ 198,048 in the first year." (This is a renewal of the .35 mill levy which will expire with the 2012 levy; plus an additional .07 mill.)[3]


  1. Dickinson County Elections, February Election Results
  2. Michigan Secretary of State, Public Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.