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Sanilac County Senior & Roads Levy Renewals, 2 (August 2012)

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Two Sanilac County Senior & Roads Levy Renewal measures were on the August 7, 2012 ballot in Sanilac County.

The first measure sought to renew the current seniors levy which is set at a rate of $.02 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further three years in order to continue to help pay for senior services in the county. It was approved.

The second measure sought to renew the current roads levy which is set at a rate of $.20 for a further five years in order to continue to pay for maintaining and repairing roads in the county.[1] It was approved.


Election results

Sanilac County Seniors Levy Renewal
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 4,963 75.99%
No1,56824.01%


Sanilac County Roads Levy Renewal
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 4,769 72.86%
No1,77627.14%

Election Results from: Sanilac County Clerk

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Seniors Question: Shall the expired previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Sanilac County of 0.2000 mill ($0.20 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to 0.2000 mill ($0.20 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at the original voted 0.2000 mill ($0.20 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for four (4) years, 2012 through 2015 inclusive, to provide funds for use by the Sanilac County Council on Aging to maintain and expand services to older citizens in Sanilac County, raising an estimated $294,650 in the first year the millage is levied, of which a portion of the millage may be disbursed to: Croswell Tax Increment Finance Authority (TIFA), Sandusky Brownfield Redevelopment Authority (BRA), and Croswell, City of Marlette, Village of Lexington and Village of Port Sanilac Downtown Development Authorities (DDA)?

Road Question: Shall the expired previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Sanilac County, of 2.0000 mills ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) reduced to 2.0000 mills ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at the original voted 2.0000 mills ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for six (6) years for the period of 2012 through 2017 inclusive, to provide funds for the maintenance of all primary roads, major and local streets in Sanilac County; raising in the first year the millage is levied an estimated $2,946,519, a portion of the millage shall be disbursed to: City of Brown City, City of Croswell, City of Sandusky, City of Marlette, Village of Applegate, Village of Carsonville, Village of Deckerville, Village of Forestville, Village of Lexington, Village of Melvin, Village of Minden City, Village of Peck, Village of Port Sanilac, Croswell Tax Increment Finance Authority (TIFA), Sandusky Brownfield Redevelopment Authority (BRA), and Croswell, City of Marlette, Village of Lexington and Village of Port Sanilac Downtown Development Authorities (DDA)?[2][3]

References

  1. The Times Herald, "Millage renewals slated for Sanilac County ballot," April 30, 2012
  2. Sanilac County Clerk, August Questions
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.