Augusta-Ross Township Fire Levy Renewal (May 2011)

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A Augusta-Ross Township Fire Levy Renewal measure was on the May 3, 2011 ballot in the township of Ross which is in Kalamazoo County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 513 Approveda
  • NO 179 [1]

This measure sought to renew the current levy which is set at a rate of $.46 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of four years in order to help pay for operational and maintenance costs of the fire department in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the 0.5 mill voted increase in the limitation on general ad valorem taxes within Ross Township imposed under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution approved for levy in 2005-2010, as reduced by the required millage rollbacks to 0.4664 mill, be renewed at 0.4664 mill ($0.4664 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) and levied for four years (2011 through 2014, inclusive) on all taxable real and personal property in the Township, including the portion of the Village of Augusta within Ross Township, for disbursement to Ross Township for the purpose of operating and maintaining fire protection services and related emergency services provided by the Augusta-Ross Township Fire Department, including the purchase of vehicles, apparatus, and equipment, thereby raising an estimated $138,386.58 in the first year the millage renewal is levied?[3]

References

  1. Kalamazoo County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Kalamazoo County Clerk, May Candidate and Proposal List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.