Everett Township Cemetery Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Everett Township Cemetery Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Everett, which is in Newaygo County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 151 Approveda
  • NO 81 [1]

This measure sought to renew the current cemetery levy which is set at a rate of $.25 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for cemetery operation and maintenance costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the previously voted increase in the constitutional tax limitation on general ad valorem taxes in the Township of Everett be renewed at .25 mills ($.25 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied on real and personal taxable property for four (4) years, 2012 through 2015, inclusive, for the purpose of operating and maintaining Township cemeteries and for cemeteries located elsewhere which are operated by the Township? This millage renewal would raise an estimated $10,927 in the first year of the levy.[3]


  1. Newaygo County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Newaygo County Clerk, August Election Information
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.