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Melrose Township Library Levy Increase (August 2012)

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A Melrose Township Library Levy Increase measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Melrose, which is in Charlevoix County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 152 (79.17%)Approveda
  • NO 40 (20.83%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current library levy by a rate of $.30 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of four years in order to further pay for operational costs of the library in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be imposed on taxable property in the Township of Melrose, County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan be increased by .3 mills, thirty cents ($.30) per thousand dollars ($1000) of taxable value, on all taxable property in the Township for a period of four (4) years, 2013 through 2016 inclusive, this being a renewal of its tax levy, for the purpose of continued operation of the Crooked Tree District Library, which increase will raise in the first year of levy the estimated revenue of $35,910.[3]


  1. Charlevoix County Clerk, August Election Results
  2. Charlevoix County Clerk, August Sample Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.