Eureka Township Road Levy Increase (February 2012)

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A Eureka Township Road Levy Increase measure was on the February 28, 2012 ballot in the township of Eureka which is in Montcalm County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 386 (56.1%)Approveda
  • NO 302 (43.9%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current road levy by a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of six years in order to further pay for police protection services in the county.road maintenance, repair and construction costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Shall the tax limitation on general ad valorem taxes within Eureka Charter Township, imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution, be raised for said Township by one-half (1/2) mill ($.50 per $1,000 of taxable value, example - a property with a taxable value of $50,000 would be taxed $25.00 annually for the millage) for the period of 2012 through 2017, inclusive, for road maintenance, repair, and construction; and shall raise the levy in millage for said purpose for an additional estimated $61,600.00 annually? (If millage is passed, it will replace the one-half (1/2) mill currently being levied for road maintenance, repair, and construction.)

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