South Haven City Controlled Substance Levy Renewal (November 2011)

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A South Haven City Controlled Substance Levy Renewal measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the city of Haven which is in Van Buren County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 521 Approveda
  • NO 203[1]

This measure sought to renew the current the current controlled substance levy which is set at a rate of $.67 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for law enforcement costs for controlled substances.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the previously-voted millage to fund activities to enforce laws in the City of South Haven, which prohibit or control the manufacture, sale, delivery and use of controlled substances as defined by applicable state laws, rules and regulations, as reduced by the required millage rollback, be renewed at 0.6798 mills ($0.6798 per thousand dollars of taxable value) for a period of 5 years (2012 through 2016 inclusive) and shall the city be authorized to levy this millage on all taxable property in the city raising an estimated $252,795 in the first year of the levy?[3]


  1. Van Buren County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Van Buren County Election, Text of measures (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.