A Eaton County Juvenile Levy Renewal measure will be on the August 7, 2012 ballot in Eaton County.
This measure seeks to renew the current Juvenile levy which is set at a rate of $.35 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for the juvenile protection services in the county.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|| Shall the previously voted increase in the tax limitation and levy imposed under the Michigan Constitution by the County of Eaton be renewed in an amount not to exceed 0.35 mill ($0.35 on each $1,000 dollars of taxable value) against all taxable real and tangible personal property within the County of Eaton for a period of (5) five years, 2014 to 2018, inclusive, for the purposes of continued funding of detaining and housing Eaton County juveniles who are delinquent, to provide protective services for abused and neglected children, and to operate new and existing prevention and treatment programs for such juveniles and children? If approved and levied in full, this millage will raise an estimated $1,162,018 for juvenile housing and programs during the first calendar year of the levy based on taxable value.