Washington Township Street Levy Increase (March 2012)

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A Washington Township Street Levy Increase measure was on the March 6, 2012 ballot in the township of Washington which is in Montgomery County.

The measure was approved

  • YES 3,668 (52.23%)Approveda
  • NO 3,355 (42.74%)[1]

This measure sought to replace and increase the current street levy to one set at a rate of $.185 per $100 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for street and bridge repairs and construction costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

A replacement of 1.7 mills and an increase of 0.15 mill to constitute a tax for the benefit of the unincorporated area of Washington Township for the purpose of GENERAL CONSTRUCTION, RECONSTRUCTION, RESURFACING, AND REPAIR OF STREETS, ROADS, AND BRIDGES at a rate not exceeding 1.85 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.185 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.[3]

References

  1. Montgomery County Board of Elections, March Election Results
  2. Montgomery County Board of Elections, March Issues List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.