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Deerfield Township Road Levy Increase (August 2012)

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A Deerfield Township Road Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Deerfield, which is in Lenawee County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 89 (62.68%)Approveda
  • NO 53 (37.32%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current road levy by a rate of $3 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of two years in order to further pay for road maintenance costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Shall the 15 mill tax limitation on General Ad Valorem taxes within Deerfield Township imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution be increased for said township by 3.0 mills ($3.00 per $1000 of taxable value) for the period of 2012 through 2013 inclusive for township roads and bridges; and shall the township levy such increase in millage upon taxable Real and Personal Property within the township for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $159,684?

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