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Allen Park City Levy Increase Proposal (November 2012)

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Two Allen Park City Levy Increase proposals were on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Wayne County, which is in Michigan, where they were approved.

The first proposal amended the Allen Park City Charter to authorize the City to levy an additional tax of 4 mills ($4 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 2 years in order to fund the operations of the City. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $2,997,695.[1]

The second proposal amended the Allen Park City Charter to require voter approval of all bond issues that would be backed in whole or part by the taxing power of the city.

Election results

Allen Park City Proposal 1
Approveda Yes 7,560 54%
Allen Park City Proposal 2
Approveda Yes 10,462 78%

Election results from Detroit City Website, Election Results for Wayne County

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

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

It is proposed that Section 8.1 of the City of Allen Park City Charter be amended to temporarily allow the City to levy an additional ad valorem tax up to $4.00 per $1,000 in taxable value (4.0 mills), effective December 1, 2012, for period of two years, which will raise approximately $2,997,695.00 in the first year it is levied. Shall the proposed amendment be adopted?[1]

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