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Milton Township Fire Levy Increase (August 2012)

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

This measure was approved

  • YES 195 Approveda
  • NO 180 [1]

This measure sought to increase the current fire levy by a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for fire protection services in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Milton Township impose an increase of one mill ($1 per $1,000 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy it for 4 years, 2012 through 2015 inclusive, for the provision of fire services, which one mill increase will raise an estimated $116,421 in the first year the millage is levied?[3]


  1. Cass County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Cass County Elections, August Proposal List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.