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Two '''Norway Township Fire & Ambulance Levy Renewal''' measures will be on the [[February 28, 2012 ballot measures in Michigan|February 28, 2012]] ballot in the township of Norway which is in [[Dickinson County, Michigan ballot measures|Dickinson County]].
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Two '''Norway Township Fire & Ambulance Levy Renewal''' measures were on the [[February 28, 2012 ballot measures in Michigan|February 28, 2012]] ballot in the township of Norway which is in [[Dickinson County, Michigan ballot measures|Dickinson County]].
  
The first measure seeks to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $2 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for fire protection services in the township.
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Both measures were '''approved'''
  
The second measure seeks to renew the current ambulance levy which is set at a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for ambulance operational costs in the township.<ref>[http://www.dickinsoncountymi.gov/images/file/proposals%202011.pdf ''Dickinson County Election'', February Proposal List]</ref>
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The first measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $2 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for fire protection services in the township.
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* '''YES''' 200 (75.19%){{approved}}
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* '''NO''' 66 (24.81%)
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The second measure sought to renew the current ambulance levy which is set at a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for ambulance operational costs in the township.<ref>[http://www.dickinsoncountymi.gov/images/file/proposals%202011.pdf ''Dickinson County Election'', February Proposal List]</ref>
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* '''YES''' 206 (77.74%){{approved}}
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* '''NO''' 59 (22.26%)<ref>[http://www.dickinsoncountymi.gov/images/file/20120228235005.pdf ''Dickinson County Elections'', February Election Results]</ref>
  
 
==Text of measure==
 
==Text of measure==

Revision as of 13:01, 29 February 2012

Two Norway Township Fire & Ambulance Levy Renewal measures were on the February 28, 2012 ballot in the township of Norway which is in Dickinson County.

Both measures were approved

The first measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $2 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for fire protection services in the township.

  • YES 200 (75.19%)Approveda
  • NO 66 (24.81%)

The second measure sought to renew the current ambulance levy which is set at a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to continue to pay for ambulance operational costs in the township.[1]

  • YES 206 (77.74%)Approveda
  • NO 59 (22.26%)[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Proposal 1: Shall the limitation of the amount of taxes which may be imposed on taxable property in the Township of Norway, County of Dickinson, State of Michigan, be increased by 2 mills ($2.00 per $1,000) of taxable value for a period of four years, 2013 to 2016, inclusive, for the purpose of Fire Protection, Road Construction and Repairs? It is estimated that 2 mills would raise approximately $94,757 when first levied in 2013. This is a renewal.

Proposal 2: Shall the limitations upon the total amount of taxes which may be imposed on taxable property in the Norway Township, County of Dickinson, State of Michigan, be increased by, but not to exceed, .50 mill (50 cents per $1,000 of Taxable Valuation) for a period of five (5) years, 2013 to 2017, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for the operation of an Ambulance Service? It is estimated that .50 mill would raise approximately $23,689.00 dollars when first levied in 2013. This is a renewal.[3]

References

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