Allegan County Road Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Allegan County Road Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in Allegan County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 9,061 (70.01%)Approveda
  • NO 3,881 (29.99%)[1]

This 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 six years in order to continue to pay for road repairs, resurfacing and construction projects in the county.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the current authorized increase in the millage rate limitation of one mill imposed on all taxable property within the County of Allegan, Michigan, which last resulted in the levy of 0.9998 mills ($0.9998 of each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for road resurfacing and restoration, be renewed, and shall said millage be increased by 0.0002 mills ($0.0002 of each $1,000 of taxable valuation) to offset the millage reduction from one mill as required by law, resulting in a total levy of one mill ($1.00 of each $1,000 of taxable valuation), for a period of 6 years, 2012 through 2017, inclusive, for purposes of providing a fund for the resurfacing, preservation, and related preparation of primary roads included in the Allegan County Road System and for reconstruction, resurfacing, and maintenance of major and local streets within the incorporated limits of villages and cities within Allegan County; and shall the County levy such renewal and increase in millage for such purposes, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $4,067,335.00?[3]

References

  1. Allegan County Elections, August Election Results
  2. Allegan county Elections, August Proposal List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.