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Wright Township Fire Levy Renewal Proposal (November 2012)

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A Wright Township Fire Levy Renewal proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Ottawa County, which is in Michigan, where it was approved.

This proposal authorized the Township of Wright to renew a property tax levy of 0.8 mills ($0.80 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 4 years in order to fund the purchasing and maintaining of fire equipment and providing fire protection services. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $86,262.[1]

Election results

Wright Township Fire Tax Prop.
Approveda Yes 1,039 65.5%

Election results from Ottawa County Unofficial Election Results Summary

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the previously voted increase in the constitutional tax rate limitation on general ad valorem taxes in the Township of Wright be renewed at 0.8 mills ($0.80 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied annually on all taxable real and personal property for four (4) years, 2012 through 2015, inclusive, for the purposes of purchasing and maintaining fire equipment and providing fire protection services within the Township? This millage would raise an estimated $86,262 in the first year of the levy.[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Ottawa County Elections, Elections Results
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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