Lincoln Township Road Levy Renewal Proposals, 2 (November 2012)

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Two Lincoln Township Road Levy Renewal' proposals are on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Newaygo County, which is in Michigan, where they were both defeated.

If approved, the first proposal would have authorized the Township of Lincoln to renew a property tax of 1.498 mills ($1.498 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 4 years in order to fund improvement and maintenance of public roads. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $54,361.

If approved, the second proposal would have authorized the Township of Lincoln to renew a property tax of .9987 mill ($0.9987 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 4 years in order to fund improvement and maintenance of public roads. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $36,242.[1]

Election results

Lincoln Township Road Tax Proposal 1
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No29552.49%
Yes 267 47.51%
Lincoln Township Road Tax Proposal 2
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No29953.3%
Yes 262 46.7%

Election results from Newaygo County Election Results

Text of measure

Language on the ballot for the first proposal:

Shall the previously voted increase in the total tax rate limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Lincoln Township of 1.5 mills ($1.50 per $1,000 of taxable value), as reduced to 1.4980 mills ($1.4980 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at 1.4980 mills ($1.4980 per $1,000 of taxable value) and shall Lincoln Township be authorized to levy such millage annually on all taxable property for four (4) years, 2013 through 2016, inclusive, for the purpose of improving and maintaining public roads? (If approved and levied, 1.4980 mills is estimated to raise $54,361 in the first year of the levy.)[2]

Language on the ballot for the second proposal:

Shall the previously voted increase in the total tax rate limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Lincoln Township of 1 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value), as reduced to 0.9987 mill ($0.9987 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at 0.9987 mill ($0.9987 per $1,000 of taxable value) and shall Lincoln Township be authorized to levy such millage annually on all taxable property for four (4) years, 2013 through 2016, inclusive, for the purpose of improving and maintaining public roads? (If approved and levied, 0.9987 mill is estimated to raise $36,242 in the first year of the levy.)[1][2]


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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Newaygo County Elections, Ballot Information
  2. 2.0 2.1 Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.