Columbia Township Road Levy Renewals, 2 (August 2012)

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Two Columbia Township Road Levy Renewal measures are on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Columbia, which is in Tuscola County.

The first measure seeks to renew the current road levy which is set at a rate of $1.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further six years in order to continue to pay for road repair and maintenance costs in the township.

The second measure seeks to renew the other current road levy which is also set at a rate of $1.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further six years in order to continue to pay for road construction costs in the township.[1]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Question 1: Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Columbia Township be renewed at 1.5 mills ($1.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of 2013 through 2018 inclusive for the purpose of repairs, improvements, and maintenance; and shall the township levy such renewal in millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $70,000?

Question 2: Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Columbia Township be renewed at 1.5 mills ($1.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of 2013 through 2018 inclusive for new road construction; and shall the township levy such renewal in millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $70,000?[2]

References

  1. Tuscola County Elections, August Sample Ballot
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.