Madison Heights City Levy Measures, 2 (May 2011)

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Two Madison Heights City Levy Measures were on the May 3, 2011 ballot in the city of Madison heights which is in Oakland County.

Both measures were approved

The first measure sought to increase the current library levy to a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of ten years in order to help pay for library services offered in the city.

  • YES 1,741 (62.67%)Approveda
  • 'NO 1,037 (37.33%)

The second measure sought to increase the current expenses levy by a rate of $1.18 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of ten years in order to help pay for general operational expenses in the city.[1]

  • YES 1,513 (54.52%)Approveda
  • 'NO 1,262 (45.48%)[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be imposed on taxable property in the City of Madison Heights, County of Oakland, Michigan be increased by 1.181 mills ($1.181 per thousand dollars of the taxable value) for a period of ten (10) years, 2011 through 2020, as new additional millage in excess of the limitation imposed by Michigan Compiled Laws section 211.34d, to restore City Charter millage authorization previously approved by the electors as reduced by operation of the Headlee amendment, to provide funds for general operating purposes? It is estimated that 1.181 mills would raise approximately $1,060,000 when first levied in 2011.[3]

References

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