Howelll Township Sewer Levy Increase (August 2012)

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A Howelll Township Sewer Levy Increase measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Howell, which is in Livingston County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 238
  • NO 853 Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to increase the current sewer levy to one set at a rate of $3.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of five years in order to further pay for the sewer and water debtt in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on all taxable real and tangible personal property within Howell Township, Livingston County, Michigan, be increased in an amount not to exceed 3.5 mills ($3.50 on each $1,000.00 of taxable value) for a period of five (5) years, 2012 to 2016, inclusive, to provide funds for reducing and repaying a portion of Howell Township’s sanitary sewer and water debt; and shall the Township levy the additional millage for that purpose to raise an estimated $1,000,048 in the first year the additional millage is levied?[3]


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