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Valley Township Fire & Road Levy Renewals, 2 (August 2012)

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Two Valley Township Fire & Road Levy Renewal measures was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Valley, which is in Allegan County.

Both measures were approved

The first measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for fire protection and ambulance costs in the township.

  • YES 210 (83.67%)Approveda
  • NO 41 (16.33%)

The second measure sought to renew the current road levy which is set at a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for road improvement costs in the township.[1]

  • YES 181 (72.4%)Approveda
  • NO 69 (27.6%)[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Proposal I: Shall the previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Valley Township, be renewed at 1 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of 2013 through 2016 inclusive for township fire protection, search and rescue and ambulance; and shall the Township levy such renewal in millage for said purpose, thereby, raising in the first year an estimated $67,121.00?

Proposal II: Shall the previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Valley Township, be renewed at 1 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of 2013 through 2016 inclusive for township road improvements; and shall the Township levy such renewal in millage for said purpose, thereby, raising in the first year an estimated $67,121.00?

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