Hopkins Township Road Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Hopkins Township Road Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Hopkins, which is in Allegan County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 292 (64.89%)Approveda
  • NO 158 (35.11%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current road levy which is set at a rate of $2 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for road improvement projects in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Hopkins Township, reduced by required rollback to 1.936 mills, be renewed for a total of 2 mills ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of 2013 through 2016 inclusive for township road improvements; and shall the Township levy such renewal in millage for said purpose, thereby, raising in the first year an estimated $141,153.[3]

References

  1. Allegan County Elections, August Election Results
  2. Allegan county Elections, August Proposal List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.