Manchester Township Fire Levy Increase (August 2012)

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A Manchester Township Fire Levy Increase measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Manchester, which is in Washtenaw County.

This measure sought to increase the current fire levy by a rate of $.65 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of five years in order to further pay for fire protection services in the township. It was approved.

Election results

Manchester Fire Levy Increase
Approveda Yes 596 67.27%

Election Results from: Washtenaw County Election Results

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Manchester Township impose an increase of up to 0.65 mills ($0.65 per $1,000 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Manchester Township and levy it for 5 years, for the period of 2012 through 2016 inclusive, for the purpose to provide fire protection services within Manchester Township, which 0.65 mills increase will raise in the first year the millage is levied an estimated $113,100 of which a portion may be disbursed to such other or fewer local units of government as the Township Board determines appropriate.[1][2]


  1. Washtenaw County Clerk, August Proposal List
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.