Greendale Township Fire Levy Increase (August 2012)

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

This measure was approved

  • YES 108 (50.9%)Approveda
  • NO 104 (49.1%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current fire levy by a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of three years in order to further pay for fire protection service costs in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Township of Greendale, County of Midland, MI continue an increase of up to 1 mill ($1.00 per $ 1,000 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution and reduced by required rollback to 1 mill, and levy it for three (3) years, 2013, 2014 and 2015, inclusive, for providing fire protection services; raising an estimated $38,800 in the first year the millage is levied, of which the entire amount will be disbursed for fire and emergency services.[3]

References

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