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Chelsea Area Fire District Levy Renewal Proposal (November 2012)

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A Chelsea Area Fire District Levy Renewal proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Washtenaw County, which is in Michigan.

If approved, this proposal renews a 1.8 mills property tax ($1.8 per $1,000 of assessed taxable valuation) for 5 years in order to fund operation of Chelsea Area Fire Authority. the first year revenue from this tax is estimated to be $1,260,000.[1]

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the Chelsea Area Fire Authority, County of Washtenaw, Michigan, renew the previously voted increase in tax limitation in an amount not to exceed 1.80 mills ($1.80 on each $1,000 dollars of taxable value) against all taxable real and tangible personal property within the limits of the Chelsea Area Fire authority for a period of five (5) years, 2014 to 2018 inclusive, to provide funds for all purposes authorized by statute, including operating and equipping the Chelsea Area Fire Authority; and shall the Chelsea Area Fire Authority levy such millage for said purpose? The estimate of the revenue the Chelsea Area Fire Authority will collect if 1.80 mills is approved and levied by the Chelsea Area Fire Authority in the 2014 calendar year is approximately $1,260,000. By law, the Chelsea Downtown Development Authority will receive a portion of the mills collected from the Chelsea Downtown Development Authority District only.[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Washtenaw County Clerk, Nov. 6 2012 proposals
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.