Grosse Pointe Woods City Levy Increase Proposal (November 2012)

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A Grosse Pointe Woods City Levy Increase proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Wayne County, which is in Michigan, where it was defeated.

If approved, this proposal would have authorized the City of Grosse Pointe Woods to increase property taxes by 1.85 mills ($1.85 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 10 years in order to fund municipal purposes such as police, fire, park and recreation services. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $1,119,000.[1]

Election results

Grosse Point Woods City Tax Prop.
Defeatedd No5,94861.09%
Yes 3,788 38.91%

Election results from Wayne County Election Results

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be imposed on taxable property in the City of Grosse Pointe Woods be increased by 1.85 mills ($1.85 per $1,000 of taxable value) for ten (10) years, 2013 to 2022 inclusive, in excess of the limitation imposed by the Headlee Amendment to the Michigan Constitution and Michigan Compiled Laws section 211.34d, to provide funds for municipal purposes, including [police and fire services, parks and recreation, and other public services]? If approved and levied in its entirety, this new additional millage would raise approximately $1,119,000 in 2013.[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Wayne County Elections, Elections Results
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.