New Buffalo City Parks Levy Renewal (May 2011)

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A New Buffalo City Parks Levy Renewal measure was on the May 3, 2011 ballot in the city of New Buffalo which is in Berrien County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 299 Approveda
  • NO 114 [1]

This measure sought to renew the current parks levy which is set at a rate of $.46 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to help pay for park improvement projects in the city.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the City of New Buffalo renew a levy of .4634 Mill ($.4634 per $1000) on taxable value of property located in the City of New Buffalo for five years beginning with the 2011 tax levy year and running through the 2015 tax levy year (inclusive), which will raise in the first year of such levy an estimated revenue of Ninety Four Thousand Three Hundred Dollars ($94,300.00) to be for the specific purpose of improvements to the City of New Buffalo Parks? If approved, this authorization would be the renewal of an existing millage.[3]

References

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