Ellington Township Fire Levy Increase (August 2012)

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A Ellington Township Fire Levy Increase measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Ellington, which is in Tuscola County.

This measure sought to increase the current fire levy by a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of five years in order to further pay for fire protection services in the township. It was approved.

Election results

Ellington Fire Levy Increase
Approveda Yes 160 57.97%

Election Results from: Tuscol County Clerk, Election Results

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Ellington Township impose an increase of up to one mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy it for (5) years, 2013 through 2017 inclusive, for Township Fire Protection, in which a one mill increase will raise an estimated $34,195 in the first year the millage is levied.[1][2]


  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.