Overisel Township Road Levy Increase (August 2012)

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An Overisel Township Road Levy Increase measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Overisel, which is in Allegan County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 282 (67.63%)Approveda
  • NO 135 (32.37%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current road levy which is set at a rate of $4 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for road maintenance and improvement costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Overisel Township impose an increase of up to 4 mills ($4 per $1,000 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy it for 4 years, 2013 through 2016 inclusive, for Road Improvements within the township, which 4 mills increase will raise an estimated $464,000 in the first year the millage is levied.[3]

References

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