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:

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?[3]

References

  1. Lenawee County, Current Election Results
  2. Lenawee County, August Proposal and Candidate List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.