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Montcalm County Transportation Levy Implementation (November 2011)

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A Montcalm County Transportation Levy Implementation measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in Montcalm County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 1,611 (39.36%)
  • NO 2,482 (60.64%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to implement a levy at a rate of $.30 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of three years in order to help pay for operational costs of the transportation system in the county.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the public authority, Montcalm County Transportation Authority, as provided for by Public Act 196 of 1986, for the purpose of operating a public transportation system, available to all, including public transportation services for senior citizens and persons with disabilities, levy a tax of up to 0.3 mills (that being $0.30 per thousand dollars of state equalized value (or taxable value, if applicable)) on real and personal property located within the County of Montcalm excluding the City of Greenville for a period of three (3) years, 2012, 2013, 2014. If the millage is approved and levied in its entirety in the 2012 calendar year, it will raise approximately $434,891.[3]


  1. Montcalm County, Unofficial November Election Results
  2. Montcalm County Clerk, November Election Proposals
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.