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Tekonsha Township Fire Protection Levy (August 2010)

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A Tekonsha Township Fire Protection Levy measure was on the August 3, 2010 ballot in the fire district of Tekonsha which is in Calhoun County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 198 Approveda
  • NO 102[1]

This measure sought to increase the current levy by $1.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further six years in order to help pay for new equipment and vehicles for the district.[2]


The question on the ballot:

Tekonsha Township - Fire Protection and Emergency Services Shall the limitation on general ad valorem taxes within Tekonsha Township imposed under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution be increased by 1.5 mill ($1.50 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) for six years, 2010 through 2015, inclusive, and shall Tekonsha Township levy such increase in new millage on all taxable real and personal property in the Township, including the Village of Tekonsha, for disbursement to Tekonsha Township exclusively for the purpose of the purchase of vehicles and ancillary apparatus/equipment for such vehicles for fire protection services and related emergency services provided by the Tekonsha Township Fire Department, which 1.5 mill increase and levy will raise an estimated $68,292.00 in the first year the millage is levied?[3]

References

  1. Election magic, Calhoun Proposal August 3 Results
  2. Calhoun County Clerk's Office, August Proposal Information
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.