Laketown Township Operating Levy Proposal (November 2012)

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A Laketown Township Operating Levy proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Allegan County, which is in Michigan.

This proposal authorized Laketown Township to increase property taxes by 0.4950 mills ($0.495 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for general operations costs in order to replace recent tax reductions due to required rollbacks. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $162,258.[1]

Election results

The following are election results for the measure:

Laketown Township Operating Levy Proposal
Defeatedd No78460.78%
Yes 506 39.22%

Results via Election Summary Reports Laketown Township.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the allocated millage of 1.0700 mills in Laketown Township, Allegan County, Michigan, reduced to 0.5750 mills by required rollbacks, be increased by 0.4950 mills ($0.495 per $1,000.00 of taxable value of taxable real and personal property) to recover that reduction, for levy in the years 2012 through 2015, inclusive, for general operating purposes; and shall the Township be authorized to levy the increased tax? The estimated increased revenue the Township will collect if the increased millage of 0.4950 mills is approved and levied in the 2012 calendar year is approximately $162,258.00.[1][2]

See also


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