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:

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.[3]

References

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