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Thirteen townships will have a '''Ingham Unincorporated Areas Police Assessment District Creation''' measure on their [[November 2, 2010 ballot measures in Michigan|November 2, 2010]] ballot in thirteen townships, which are in [[Ingham County, Michigan ballot measures|Ingham County]].
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Thirteen townships hade a '''Ingham Unincorporated Areas Police Assessment District Creation''' measure on their [[November 2, 2010 ballot measures in Michigan|November 2, 2010]] ballot in thirteen townships, which are in [[Ingham County, Michigan ballot measures|Ingham County]].
  
This measure will ask residents in the 13 townships which are unincorporated in the county, if they want to create a police assessment district which would provide primary law enforcement services to the residents in the district area. <ref>[http://www.ingham.org/CL/Election_Info/2010/NovGeneral.htm ''Ingham County Elections'', November Election Information]</ref> Each township proposed different means to pay for the police services, the townships of Aurelius, Bunker Hill, Ingham, Leroy, Leslie, Locke, Onondaga, Stockbridge, Vevay, White Oak and Williamstown would charge assessment fees of $150 a year.  Where as the townships of Alaiedon and Wheatfield decided to increase their property taxes by 1 mill and 1.56 mills to pay for police services. It is expected that around $2.1 million a year would be raised if all these measures are approved by residents. This measure is not dependent on the other townships, only those which approve their measure will have the police services offered.<ref>[http://www.mlive.com/news/jackson/index.ssf/2010/10/police_services_for_ingham_cou.html ''The Jackson Citizen Patriot'', "Police services for Ingham County townships in the hands of voters," October 21, 2010]</ref>
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Twelve of the thirteen townships '''defeated''' this measure, only Williamstown approved it.<ref>[http://www.ingham.org/CL/Election_night_reporting/ElectionResult_dtl.htm#cont71 ''Ingham County Elections'', Current Election Results Summary]</ref>
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This measure asked residents in the 13 townships which are unincorporated in the county, if they wanted to create a police assessment district which would have provided primary law enforcement services to the residents in the district area. <ref>[http://www.ingham.org/CL/Election_Info/2010/NovGeneral.htm ''Ingham County Elections'', November Election Information]</ref> Each township proposed different means to pay for the police services, the townships of Aurelius, Bunker Hill, Ingham, Leroy, Leslie, Locke, Onondaga, Stockbridge, Vevay, White Oak and Williamstown would have charged assessment fees of $150 a year.  Where as the townships of Alaiedon and Wheatfield decided to increase their property taxes by 1 mill and 1.56 mills to pay for police services. It was expected that around $2.1 million a year would have been raised if all these measures had been approved by residents. This measure was not dependent on the other townships, only those which approve their measure will have the police services offered.<ref>[http://www.mlive.com/news/jackson/index.ssf/2010/10/police_services_for_ingham_cou.html ''The Jackson Citizen Patriot'', "Police services for Ingham County townships in the hands of voters," October 21, 2010]</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 16:42, 10 November 2010

Thirteen townships hade a Ingham Unincorporated Areas Police Assessment District Creation measure on their November 2, 2010 ballot in thirteen townships, which are in Ingham County.

Twelve of the thirteen townships defeated this measure, only Williamstown approved it.[1]

This measure asked residents in the 13 townships which are unincorporated in the county, if they wanted to create a police assessment district which would have provided primary law enforcement services to the residents in the district area. [2] Each township proposed different means to pay for the police services, the townships of Aurelius, Bunker Hill, Ingham, Leroy, Leslie, Locke, Onondaga, Stockbridge, Vevay, White Oak and Williamstown would have charged assessment fees of $150 a year. Where as the townships of Alaiedon and Wheatfield decided to increase their property taxes by 1 mill and 1.56 mills to pay for police services. It was expected that around $2.1 million a year would have been raised if all these measures had been approved by residents. This measure was not dependent on the other townships, only those which approve their measure will have the police services offered.[3]

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