Chesterfield Township Fire Levy Proposals, 2 (November 2012)

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Two Chesterfield Township Fire Levy proposal were on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Macomb County, which is in Michigan where both were approved.

The first proposal authorized the Township of Chesterfield to impose a property tax levy of 2.75 mills ($2.75 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 20 years in order to fund the operation costs of the Chesterfield Fire Department. This tax consists of a renewal of a property tax of 2 mills expiring in 2013 and an increase of .75 mills. The estimated first year revenue from this composed tax was $3,869,191.15.

The second proposal authorized the Township of Chesterfield to increase property taxes by .5 mills ($0.5 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 20 years in order to fund the purchase, rental, repair and maintenance of equipment, apparatus and housing for the Fire Department. The estimated first year revenue from this tax was $703,489.30.[1]

Measure 1

The following are election results for the measure:

Chesterfield Township Fire Levy Proposal 1
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 10,413 52.3%
No9,50247.7%

Results via Macomb County, November 6, 2012 Election

Measure 2

The following are election results for the measure:

Chesterfield Township Fire Levy Proposal 2
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 11,085 56.0%
No8,70944.0%

Results via Macomb County, November 6, 2012 Election

Text of measure

Language on the ballot for the first proposal:

Shall the constitutional limitation upon the total amount of taxes which may be levied on all taxable real and personal property in the Charter Township of Chesterfield, Macomb County, Michigan be increased by two and three-quarter (2.75) mills for each one ($1.00) dollar ($2.75 for each $1,000.00) of the taxable value of such property, as finally equalized, pursuant to 33 PA 1951, as amended, for a period of twenty (20) years commencing 2014 through 2033, inclusive, for the operation of the Chesterfield Fire Department?

The estimated revenue to be collected in the first year that the millage is authorized and levied is $3,869,191.15.

The previously authorized millages of 2.0 mills will expire in 2013. The proposed millage is a renewal of the previously authorized millages of 2.0 mills and a new additional millage of three-quarter (0.75) mills.[2]

Language on the ballot for the second proposal:

Shall the constitutional limitation upon the total amount of taxes which may be levied on all taxable real and personal property in the Charter Township of Chesterfield, Macomb County, Michigan be increased by one-half (0.5) mill for each one ($1.00) dollar ($0.50 for each $1,000.00) of the taxable value of such property, as finally equalized, pursuant to 33 PA 1951, as amended, for a period of twenty (20) years commencing 2014 through 2033, inclusive, for the purchase, rental, repair and maintenance of fire department equipment, apparatus and housing?

The estimated revenue to be collected in the first year that the millage is authorized and levied is $703,489.30.[1][2]


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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Macomb County Elections, List of Proposals
  2. 2.0 2.1 Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.