A Troy Township Operations Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Troy, which is in Newaygo County.
This measure seeks to renew the current operations levy which is set at a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for general operational costs in the township.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|| Shall the total tax rate limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on the amount of general ad valorem taxes within Troy Township be increased by 0.5 mill ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) annually for four (4) years, 2013 through 2016, inclusive, to provide funds for general operating and all other Township purposes, and shall Troy Township be authorized to levy such new additional millage for said purposes on all taxable property, raising an estimated $5,074.00 in the first year of the levy?