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Two '''Ashland Township Fire Levy Renewal''' measures will be on the [[August 7, 2012 ballot measures in Michigan|August 7, 2012]] ballot in the township of Ashland, which is in [[Newaygo County, Michigan ballot measures|Newaygo County]].
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Two '''Ashland Township Fire Levy Renewal''' measures were on the [[August 7, 2012 ballot measures in Michigan|August 7, 2012]] ballot in the township of Ashland, which is in [[Newaygo County, Michigan ballot measures|Newaygo County]].
  
The first measure seeks to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $.25 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for fire department costs in the township.
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Both measures were '''approved'''
  
The second measure seeks to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for fire department capital expenditures in the township.<ref>[http://www.countyofnewaygo.com/clerk/Elections-ElectedOffLinks/2012%20Election%20Information/2012CandidatesAugust.htm ''Newaygo County Clerk'', August Election Information]</ref>
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The first measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $.25 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for fire department costs in the township.
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* '''YES''' 293 {{approved}}
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* '''NO''' 95
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The second measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for fire department capital expenditures in the township.<ref>[http://www.countyofnewaygo.com/clerk/Elections-ElectedOffLinks/2012%20Election%20Information/2012CandidatesAugust.htm ''Newaygo County Clerk'', August Election Information]</ref>
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* '''YES''' 284 {{approved}}
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* '''NO''' 105 <ref>[http://www.electionmagic.com/results/mi/N62results/N6200401sum.htm ''Newaygo County Elections'', Current Election Results]</ref>
  
 
==Text of measure==
 
==Text of measure==

Revision as of 14:31, 24 August 2012

Two Ashland Township Fire Levy Renewal measures were on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Ashland, which is in Newaygo County.

Both measures were approved

The first measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $.25 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for fire department costs in the township.

  • YES 293 Approveda
  • NO 95

The second measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for fire department capital expenditures in the township.[1]

  • YES 284 Approveda
  • NO 105 [2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Proposal 1: Shall the previous voted millage increases in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Ashland Township of .25 mill ($0.25 per $1,000 of taxable value), be renewed at and increased up to the original voted .25 mill ($0.25 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for 4 years (2013 through 2016 inclusive) for the purpose of funding fire department first responder services; for the funding of fire department administrative services and for the payment of fire department fire-run charges; and shall the Township levy such increase in millage for said purpose, thereby, raising in the first year an estimated $16,896?

Proposal 2: Shall the previous voted millage increases in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Ashland Township of ½ mill ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value), which have been reduced to .4998 mills by required millage rollbacks and which millage expires for levy in 2012 be renewed and increased to the original voted ½ mill ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for 2 years (2013 and 2014 inclusive) for the purpose of funding capital expenditures in the Fire Equipment Fund and under the joint fire protection contract between Ashland and Grant Townships and the City of Grant; and shall the Township levy such increase in millage for said purpose during said period, thereby, raising in the first year an estimated $33,792?[3]

References

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