Branch County Sheriff Department Levy Increase Proposal (November 2012)
This proposal proposed to authorize the Branch County Sheriff Department to increase property taxes by .75 mill ($.75 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for five years in order to fund Road Patrol services. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $975,000.
The following are election results for the measure:
|Branch County Sheriff Department Levy Proposal|
Text of measure
Language on the ballot:
|“||Shall the County of Branch, Michigan, impose an increase of up to .75 mill ($.75 per $1,000.00 of taxable valuation) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of Michigan Constitution of 1963, as amended, against all real and personal property in the County for a period of five years, commencing with the tax year 2012 through the tax year 2016, for providing funds for Road Patrol and its enforcement functions of the Branch County Sheriff’s Office? The estimate of the revenue the County will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2013 is approximately $975,000.00.||”|