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Barton Township Road Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Barton Township Road Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Barton, which is in Newaygo County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 51 Approveda
  • NO 33[1]

This measure sought to renew the current road levy which is set at a rate of $3 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further six years in order to continue to pay for road maintenance and improvement costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

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

Shall the expired previous voted increases in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Barton Township of 3 mills ($3.00 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to 2.8984 mills ($2.8984 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at and increased up to the original voted 3 mills ($3.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for 6 years, 2012 through 2017 inclusive, for the purpose of road maintenance and improvements in Barton Township and expending those revenues with the Newaygo County Road Commission; shall the Township levy such renewal in millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $62,100.00?