Ingham County Juvenile Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Ingham County Juvenile Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in Ingham County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 24,805 (71.35%)Approveda
  • NO 9,960 (28.65%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current juvenile levy which is set at a rate of $.60 per $1,000 of assessed property for a further five years in order to continue to pay for juvenile housing programs offered in the county.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

For the purpose of funding the continuing operation and enhancement of Ingham County’s capacity to detain and house juveniles who are delinquent or disturbed, and to operate new and existing programs for the treatment of such juveniles, at the same millage level previously approved by the voters in 2002 and in 2006 shall the constitutional limitation upon the total amount of taxes which may be assessed in one (1) year upon all property within the County of Ingham, Michigan, previously increased by up to 60/100 (0.60) of one mill, $ 0.60 per thousand dollars of state taxable valuation, be continued and renewed for a period of five years (2012-2016) inclusive. If approved and levied in full, this millage will raise an estimated $3,922,213 for juvenile housing and programming purposes in the first calendar year of the levy based on taxable value.[3]


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