Lincoln Township Water Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Lincoln Township Water Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Lincoln, which is in Midland County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 221 (62.3%)Approveda
  • NO 134 (37.7%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current water levy which is set at a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for water line construction and maintenance costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Township of Lincoln, Midland County, Michigan renew the existing millage and maintain the previously voted increase in the limitation of the total amount of general ad valorem taxes which may be imposed for all purposes upon real and personal property in the Township, as provided in Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution of 1963, as amended, which last resulted in a levy of 1.0 mill ($1.00 per $1,000.00) of the taxable valuation of such property as finally equalized, at a total levy of one (1) mill ($1.00 per $1,000) of taxable valuation as finally equalized, for a period of four years (2013 through 2016, inclusive), which levy would provide estimated revenues to the Township of $76,963.76 in its first calendar year if approved and levied, for the purpose of continuing to provide for the construction of water lines and related equipment in Lincoln Township?[3]


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