Niles Charter Township Sheriff Levy Renewal Proposal (November 2012)

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A Niles Charter Township Sheriff Levy Renewal proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Berrien County, which is in Michigan approved.

This proposal authorized the Charter Township of Niles to renew a 1 mill ($1 per $1,000) property tax for four years in order to fund the contracting with Barrien county Sheriff department. The estimated first year revenue from this tax $353,165.[1]

Election Results

The following are election results for the measure:

Nile Charter Township Sheriff Library Bond Proposal
Approveda Yes 3023 57.43%

Results via Berrien County, Michigan General Election November 6, 2012.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the expired previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Niles Charter Township, of one (1) mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value), be renewed at one (1) mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for four (4) years, 2012 through 2015 inclusive, for contracting with the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department for police protection, raising an estimated $353,165.00 in the first year.[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Berrien County Elections, List of Propositions
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.