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White Lake Township Police & Fire Levy Renewals, 2 (August 2012)

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Two White Lake Township Police & Fire Levy Renewal measures were on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of White Lake, which is in Oakland County.

The first measure sought to renew the current police and fire levy which is set at a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of ten years in order to continue to pay for police protection services in the township. It was approved.

The second measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $.67 per $1,000 of assessed value for an period of ten years in order to continue to pay for fire and emergency medical service costs in the township. It was approved.

Election results

White Lake Police and Fire Levy Renewal
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 3,917 66.95%
No1,93433.05%


White Lake Fire Levy Renewal
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 3,995 68.28%
No1,85631.72%

Election Results from:Oakland County Elections Division

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure 1: Shall the previously voted 1.00 mill increase in the constitutional tax limitation on the amount of taxes upon taxable property within the Charter Township of White Lake, which last resulted in a levy of .9526 mills ($.9526 per $1,000 TV) in 2011, be increased to and renewed at the original voted 1.00 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 TV) and levied for a period of ten (10) years from 2012 to 2021 inclusive, for fire and police services, with 65% to be allocated for police services and 35% for fire services; and shall the Township levy such renewal? If approved, the Township shall collect from this levy in the first year approximately $935,671.

Measure 2: Shall the previously voted .6740 mill increase in the constitutional tax limitation on the amount of taxes upon taxable property within the Charter Township of White Lake, which last resulted in a levy in that amount, be renewed at .6740 mills ($.6740 per $1,000 TV) and levied for a period of ten (10) years from 2012 to 2021 inclusive, for the purpose of maintaining current fire and emergency medical services, including personnel, equipment, vehicles, and operational costs? If approved, the Township shall collect from this levy in the first year approximately $630,642.[1][2]

References

  1. Oakland County Clerk, August Election Information
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.