Emmett Township Safety Officer Levy Renewal (August 2011)

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A Emmett Township Safety Officer Levy Renewal measure was on the August 2, 2011 ballot in the township of Emmett which is in Calhoun County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 643 Approveda
  • NO 453 [1]

This measure sought to renew the current public safety levy which is set at a rate of $1.69 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further ten years in order to continue to pay for the eight public safety positions in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the previous voted charter millage for the Charter Township of Emmett which expires at the end of 2011 and established at 1.7668 mills ($1.7668 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to 1.699 mills, by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at 1.699 mills ($1.699 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied on all real property in the Township for 10 years, 2011 through 2020 inclusive, for the specific purpose of retaining eight (8) public safety officer positions (police and fire), raising an estimated $549,201.00 in the first year the millage is levied?[3]


  1. Calhoun County Elections, August Election Results
  2. Calhoun County Clerk, Emmett Township Proposal
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.