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Niles City Transportation Levy Increase (August 2012)

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A Niles City Transportation Levy Increase measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the city of Niles, which is in Berrien County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 446 Approveda
  • NO 263[1]

This measure sought to renew the current transportation levy which is set at a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further two years in order to continue to pay for public transportation services in the city.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

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

Shall the City of Niles be authorized to renew and levy up to .50 cents ($.50) per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) (.50 mills) on the taxable value on all taxable property in the City of Niles for the purpose of providing public transportation including the operation of the "Dial-A-Ride" bus system, more properly known as Dial-A-Ride Transportation, for a period of two (2) consecutive years, to be levied in 2013 and 2014 (at one-half mill, the estimated revenue collected annually would be $99,192) following this election? This voted millage would not apply against the authorized (20) mill limit for assessed value of real and personal property of the City of Niles.

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