Thornapple Township Road Levy Proposal (November 2012)

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A Thornapple Township road tax levy proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Barry County, which is in Michigan where it was defeated.[1]

This measure proposed to renew a tax levy of 0.75 mill for 3 years for maintaining and improving public roads. This measure was set to commence in 2013.

Election results

The following are election results for the measure:

Thornapple Township Road Levy Proposal
Defeatedd No248366.20%
Yes 1268 33.80%

Results via Election Summary Report Barry County, MI 2012 General Election.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:


THORNAPPLE TOWNSHIP ROAD MILLAGE PROPOSAL Shall the total tax rate limitation on the amount of general ad valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable real and tangible personal property within Thornapple Township under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution be increased by 0.75 mills ($0.75 per $1,000 of taxable value) annually for three (3) years, 2013 through 2015, inclusive, to provide funds for the improvement and maintenance of public roads within the Township, and shall Thornapple Township levy such new additional millage for these purposes? If approved and levied, this millage would raise an estimated $175,650 in the first year of the levy. To the extent required by law, a portion of the revenues from this millage will be captured within the districts of and disbursed to the Village of Middleville Downtown Development Authority and Local Development Finance Authority[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Barry County, "Official List of Proposals 11/6/2012 General Election," accessed November 16, 2012
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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