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A '''Ontwa Township Police Levy Increase''' measure will be on the [[May 8, 2012 ballot measures in Michigan|May 8, 2012]] ballot in the township of Ontwa which is in [[Cass County, Michigan ballot measures|Cass County]].
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A '''Ontwa Township Police Levy Increase''' measure was on the [[May 8, 2012 ballot measures in Michigan|May 8, 2012]] ballot in the township of Ontwa which is in [[Cass County, Michigan ballot measures|Cass County]].
  
This measure seeks to increase the current levy by a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of four years in order to help pay for operational and maintenance costs of the police department.<ref>[http://www.casscountymi.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=mqxC_z07nT4%3d&tabid=256 ''Cass County Elections'', May Proposal Information]</ref>
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This measure was '''defeated'''
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* '''YES''' 303
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* '''NO''' 316 {{defeated}}<ref>[http://www.electionmagic.com/results/mi/C14results/C1400101sum.htm ''Cass County Elections'', Current Election Results]</ref>
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This measure sought to increase the current levy by a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of four years in order to help pay for operational and maintenance costs of the police department.<ref>[http://www.casscountymi.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=mqxC_z07nT4%3d&tabid=256 ''Cass County Elections'', May Proposal Information]</ref>
  
 
==Text of measure==
 
==Text of measure==

Revision as of 15:31, 9 May 2012

A Ontwa Township Police Levy Increase measure was on the May 8, 2012 ballot in the township of Ontwa which is in Cass County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 303
  • NO 316 Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to increase the current levy by a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of four years in order to help pay for operational and maintenance costs of the police department.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the limitation on the total amount of taxes which may be assessed against all real and tangible personal property in the Township of Ontwa, County of Cass, Michigan be increased by one (1) mill on each dollar ($1.00 on each $1,000.00 of the State Equalized valuation on such property) for a period of four (4) years, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 inclusive, as new additional millage to provide funds for the maintenance and operation of the Ontwa Township/Edwardsburg Police Department?[3]

References

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