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A '''Laketon Township Public Safety Levy Renewal''' proposal was on the[[November 6, 2012 ballot measures in Michigan|November 6, 2012 election ballot]] in [[Muskegon County, Michigan ballot measures|Muskegon County]], which is in [[Michigan]].
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A '''Laketon Township Public Safety Levy Renewal''' proposal was on the [[November 6, 2012 ballot measures in Michigan|November 6, 2012 election ballot]] in [[Muskegon County, Michigan ballot measures|Muskegon County]], which is in [[Michigan]], where it was '''approved'''.
  
If approved, this proposal authorizes the Township of Laketon to renew a previously approved property tax increase of 1.957 mills ($1.957 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 5 years in order to fund Public Safety services. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $408,333.08.<ref name=Till>[http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk/elections/proposals/110612/township_laketon.pdf Muskegon County Elections, Ballot Information]</ref>
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This proposal authorized the Township of Laketon to renew a previously approved property tax increase of 1.957 mills ($1.957 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 5 years in order to fund Public Safety services. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $408,333.08.<ref name=Till>[http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk/elections/proposals/110612/township_laketon.pdf Muskegon County Elections, Ballot Information]</ref>
  
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==Election results==
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{{Short outcome
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| title = Laketon Township Tax Levy
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| yes = 2,507
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| yespct = 62.44
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| no = 1,508
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| nopct = 37.56
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| image = {{approved}}
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| unresolved =
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''Election results from [http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/election/allresults.stm Muskegon County Election Results]''
  
 
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==Text of measure==

Revision as of 13:35, 22 November 2012

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A Laketon Township Public Safety Levy Renewal proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Muskegon County, which is in Michigan, where it was approved.

This proposal authorized the Township of Laketon to renew a previously approved property tax increase of 1.957 mills ($1.957 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 5 years in order to fund Public Safety services. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $408,333.08.[1]

Election results

Laketon Township Tax Levy
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 2,507 62.44%
No1,50837.56%

Election results from Muskegon County Election Results

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

This millage is a renewal of a previously authorized millage. Shall the tax limitation on the general ad valorem taxes with Laketon Township imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution as previously increased for said Township by up to 1.9570 mills ($1.9570 per $1,000 of taxable value) be continued for the period 2014 through 2018 inclusive for Public Safety (Fire Protection, Police Protection and Fire Hydrant Fees); and shall the Township levy such millage for said purpose, thereby, raising in the first year up to an estimated $408,333.08?[1][2]


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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Muskegon County Elections, Ballot Information
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.