Bethel Township Fire Levy Increase (August 2012)
This measure was approved
- YES 129
- NO 121 
This measure sought to increase the current fire levy by a rate of $.8 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for fire protection services and equipment needs in the township.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes, which may, be assessed against all property in Bethel Township, Branch County, Michigan, be increased by an amount not to exceed 0.8 mills ($0.80 per $1,000 of taxable value) under the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy said increase for 5 years, 2012 through 2016 inclusive, for fire protection and equipment; which 0.8 mills increase will raise approximately $26,000.00 in the first year the millage is levied?|