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Cass County Safety Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Cass County Safety Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in Cass County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 4,111 Approveda
  • NO 2,773 [1]

This measure sought to renew the current safety levy which is set at a rate of $.48 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for safety and drug enforcement services in the county.[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.

In support of law enforcement, criminal justice, and public safety for the citizens of Cass County, including the areas of drug enforcement, prosecution, education and treatment; shall there be approved a renewal of up to .4805 mill levy [Forty-eight and five one hundredths (48.05) cents per thousand ($1,000.00) dollars] which may be assessed against the taxable value of real and personal property in Cass County for a period of four (4) years, being 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. It is estimated that the revenue collected as a result of this renewal in the first year will be $866,500.