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Ogden Township Fire Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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An Ogden Township Road Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Ogden, which is in Lenawee County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 100 (74.63%)Approveda
  • NO 34 (25.37%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $.99 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for fire protection and ambulance service costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the previously voted increase in the 15 mill tax limitation on general ad valorem taxes within Ogden Township imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution be restored by a renewal of .9901 mills ($.9901 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of 2012 through 2015 inclusive for the purpose of fire protection and ambulance service and shall the township levy such millage upon taxable real and personal property within the Township for said purpose thereby raising in the first year an estimated $50,345.00?[3]

References

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