Dickinson County Health & Road Levy Increases, 2 (February 2012)
Both measures were approved
The first measure sought to increase the current health levy by a rate of $.42 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for operational costs of the health district in the county.
The second measure sought to increase the current road levy by a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to pay for operational and maintenance costs of roads in the county.
- YES 2,250 (53.64%)
- NO 1,945 (46.36%)
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
| Proposition 1: Shall the limitations of the amount of taxes which may be imposed on taxable property in the County of Dickinson, State of Michigan, be increased by .42 of one mill per one thousand dollars of taxable value, which is forty-two cents ($.42) per one thousand dollars ($1,000) of taxable value for a period of four (4) years, 2013 to 2016 inclusive, for the operation of the Dickinson-Iron District Health Department? It is estimated that the .42 mill would raise approximately $390,303 when first levied in 2013.
Proposition 2: Shall the voters of Dickinson County be assessed 0.5 mill ($.50 per $1,000.00 of Taxable Value) over and above the rate of taxation now in effect, to be levied for a period of (5) years from 2012 to 2016 inclusive, for the purpose of operations, maintenance, and improvements to the public roads of Dickinson County and the city streets in the cities of Iron Mountain, Kingsford, and Norway within Dickinson County, and for no other purpose? The estimated amount of revenue that will be collected if approved and levied in the first calendar year is approximately $465,000.00. These funds will be distributed among the Road Commission and Cities.