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A '''Fairgrove Township Fire Protection Levy Increase''' measure will be on the [[August 2, 2011 ballot measures in Michigan|August 2, 2011]] ballot in the township of Fairgrove which is in [[Tuscola County, Michigan ballot measures|Tuscola County]].
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A '''Fairgrove Township Fire Protection Levy Increase''' measure was on the [[August 2, 2011 ballot measures in Michigan|August 2, 2011]] ballot in the township of Fairgrove which is in [[Tuscola County, Michigan ballot measures|Tuscola County]].
  
This measure seeks to increase the current fire protection levy by a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to help pay for operational costs of fire protection services in the township.<ref>[http://www.tuscolacounty.org/elections/2011/06/TuscolaAug2011-rev1.pdf ''Tuscola County Elections'', August Sample Ballot]</ref>
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This measure was '''approved'''
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* '''YES''' 94 {{approved}}
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* '''NO''' 24 <ref>[http://www.tuscolatoday.com/index.php/2011/08/03/election-resultstownships-approve-millages/ ''Tuscola Today'', "ELECTION RESULTS: Townships approve millages," August 3, 2011]</ref>
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This measure sought to increase the current fire protection levy by a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to help pay for operational costs of fire protection services in the township.<ref>[http://www.tuscolacounty.org/elections/2011/06/TuscolaAug2011-rev1.pdf ''Tuscola County Elections'', August Sample Ballot]</ref>
  
 
==Text of measure==
 
==Text of measure==
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Revision as of 00:46, 12 September 2012

A Fairgrove Township Fire Protection Levy Increase measure was on the August 2, 2011 ballot in the township of Fairgrove which is in Tuscola County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 94 Approveda
  • NO 24 [1]

This measure sought to increase the current fire protection levy by a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to help pay for operational costs of fire protection services in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Fairgrove Township levy up to .5 mill ($.50 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) above the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6, of the Michigan Constitution, and levy it for 5 years, December 1, 2011 through December 1, 2015 inclusive, for the purpose of raising revenues for fire protection service in Fairgrove Township, raising an estimated $25,000.00 in the first year the millage is levied.[3]

References

  1. Tuscola Today, "ELECTION RESULTS: Townships approve millages," August 3, 2011
  2. Tuscola County Elections, August Sample Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.