Springvale Township Library Levy Increase Proposal (November 2012))

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A Springvale Township Library Levy Increase proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Emmet County, which is in Michigan where it was defeated.

This measure proposed to authorize the Springvale Township to increase property taxes by up to .4 mills ($0.40 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 5 years in order to fund library services. The estimated first year revenue from this tax was $34,000.[1]

Election Results

The following are election results for the measure:

Springvale Township Library Levy Proposal
Defeatedd No57152.24%
Yes 522 47.76%

Results via Emmet County, November 2012 General Election.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall Springvale Township impose an increase of up to .4 mills ($0.40 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy it for 5 years, 2012 through 2016 inclusive, for contractual Library Services with Petoskey Public Library, which .4 mills increase will raise an estimated $34,000.00 in the first year the millage is levied.



See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Emmet County Elections, Sample Ballots
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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