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Melrose Township Road Levy Increase (August 2012)

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A Melrose Township Road 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 146 (76.84%)Approveda
  • NO 44 (23.16%)[1]

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

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes which may be levied by the Township of Melrose, Charlevoix County, Michigan, against taxable property in the Township be increased by up to 1 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a period of four (4) years, 2012 through 2015, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for road construction and maintenance, and shall the Township levy such millage for these purposes? If approved and levied in its entirety, this millage would raise an estimated $119,698 for the Township in 2012.[3]

References

  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.