A Chippewa County Road Levy Renewal measure will be on the February 28, 2012 ballot in Chippewa County.
This measure seeks to renew the current road levy which is set at a rate of $.98 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for road repair and maintenance costs in the county.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|| Shall the previous voted increase in the 15 mill limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within CHIPPEWA COUNTY, MICHIGAN of 1.000 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) which was reduced to .9879 mill by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at .9879 mill ($0.9879 per $1,000 of taxable value) for 5 years, being 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for Repair and Maintenance of Roads within Chippewa County and streets within the City of Sault Ste. Marie and Village of DeTour, and shall the County levy such renewed millage for said purpose? The estimate of revenue the County will collect if this millage is approved and levied in 2012 is $1,062,000. If approved, this would be a renewal of a previously authorized millage.