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Milington Township Fire Levy Renewal (August 2010)

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A Milington Township Fire Levy Renewal measure was on the August 3, 2010 ballot in the township of Milington which is in Tuscola County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 461 (78.4%) Approveda
  • NO 127 (21.6%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current fire levy of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed property for a further seven years in order to pay for the operation of emergency fire services in the township.[2]

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

FIRE DEPARTMENT OPERATIONAL

MILLAGE RENEWAL Shall the expired previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Millington Township of .5 mills ($.50 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to .4337 mills by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at up to .4337 mills ($.4337 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) and levied for a period of 8 years, 2010 through 2017, inclusive, for fire department operations including, but not limited to, first responder services, fire equipment purchase and housing, raising an estimated $54,000.00 in the first year the millage is levied?

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