A Manistee County Conservation Levy Increase measure will be on the August 7, 2012 ballot in Manistee County.
This measure seeks to increase the current conservation levy by a rate of $.08 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of five years in order to further pay for county conservation district programs.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|| Shall the tax limitation under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on General ad valorem taxes within the County of Manistee be increased by up to .08 of one (1) mill ($.08 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period 2012 through 2016, inclusive, to fund Manistee County Conservation District programs to assist landowners in the protection, enhancement and restoration of natural resources, including invasive plant species control, household hazardous waste collection, critical dune permit control, and endangered forest restoration within Manistee County, and shall the County of Manistee levy such millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $87,205.