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Newberg Township Road Levy Increase (August 2012)

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A Newberg Township Road Levy Increase measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township Newberg, which is in Cass County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 120
  • NO 138 Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to increase the current road levy by a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for road maintenance and repair costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the limitation on general ad valorem taxes within Newberg Township imposed under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution be increased by 1.0 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) for four years, 2012 through 2015, inclusive, and shall Newberg Township levy such increase in new millage on all taxable real and personal property in the Township for disbursement to Newberg Township for the purpose of maintaining and/or improving public roads in Newberg Township with a “local” road classification, which 1.0 mill increase and levy will raise an estimated $54,304.48 in the first year the millage is levied?[3]


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