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A '''Evangeline Township Fire Levy Increase''' measure will be on the [[August 7, 2012 ballot measures in Michigan|August 7, 2012]] ballot in the township of Evangeline, which is in [[Charlevoix County, Michigan ballot measures|Charlevoix County]].
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A '''Evangeline Township Fire Levy Increase''' measure was on the [[August 7, 2012 ballot measures in Michigan|August 7, 2012]] ballot in the township of Evangeline, which is in [[Charlevoix County, Michigan ballot measures|Charlevoix County]].
  
This measure seeks to increase the current fire levy by a rate of $.80 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of three years in order to further pay for fire fire protection services in the township.<ref>[http://www.charlevoixcounty.org/downloads/august_primary_proof_ballots.pdf ''Charlevoix County Clerk'', August Sample Ballot]</ref>
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This measure was '''approved'''
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* '''YES''' 99 (71.22%){{approved}}
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* '''NO''' 40 (28.78%)<ref>[http://www.charlevoixcounty.org/downloads/summary_primary.pdf ''Charlevoix County Clerk'', August Election Results]</ref>
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This measure sought to increase the current fire levy by a rate of $.80 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of three years in order to further pay for fire fire protection services in the township.<ref>[http://www.charlevoixcounty.org/downloads/august_primary_proof_ballots.pdf ''Charlevoix County Clerk'', August Sample Ballot]</ref>
  
 
==Text of measure==
 
==Text of measure==

Revision as of 13:08, 20 August 2012

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

This measure was approved

  • YES 99 (71.22%)Approveda
  • NO 40 (28.78%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current fire levy by a rate of $.80 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of three years in order to further pay for fire fire protection services 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 limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes which may be levied by the Township of Evangeline, Charlevoix County, Michigan, against taxable property in the Township be increased by up to .8 mills ($0.80 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a period of three (3) years, 2013 through 2015 inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for fire protection services, and shall the Township levy such millage for this purpose? lf approved and levied in its entirety, this millage would raise an estimated $58,173 for the Township in 2013.

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