A Jamestown Township Library Levy Renewal measure is on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Jamestown, which is in Ottawa County.
This measure seeks to renew the current library levy which is set at a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further ten years in order to continue to pay for the maintenance and operational costs of the library in the township.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|| Shall the previously voted increase in the Charter Township of Jamestown tax rate limitation, currently 0.4362 mill ($0.4362 per $1,000 of taxable value), be renewed and levied in the years 2013-2022, both inclusive, and shall an additional 0.0638 mill ($0.0638 per $1,000 of taxable value) be approved and levied to restore previous millage reductions under the “Headlee Amendment” since this millage was last approved, resulting in the levy of 0.5000 mills ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value), subject to reduction as provided by law, on taxable property in the Township?