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Alpena County Youth Recreation Levy Implementation (August 2010)

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A Alpena County Youth Recreation Levy Implementation measure was on the August 3, 2010 ballot in Alpena County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 2,856 (54.59%)Approveda
  • NO 2,376 (45.41%)[1]

This measure sought to implement a youth recreation levy which would be set at a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to provide recreational activities and services for youth in the county.[2]

Text of measure

Question 1: The question on the ballot:

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

Shall the limitations on the amount of taxes which shall be assessed against all property both real and personal in Alpena County, Michigan be increased as provided in Section 6, Article IX of the Michigan Constitution, and the Alpena County Board of Commissioners be authorized to levy a tax not to exceed one half of one (1/2) mill ($0.50 on each $1000.00 of Equalized State Taxable Value) for a period of four (4) years starting with the Levy made December 1, 2010 for the sole purpose of providing “Recreational Activities” for Youth and Recreation for Alpena County Residents, as well as, recreational service and improvement or development of recreational sites? (The estimate of revenue the County of Alpena will collect if the millage is approved and levied in the first year (2010) is $483,000.