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Ontwa Township Police Levy Increases, 2 (August 2012)

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Two Ontwa Township Police Levy Increase measures were on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township Ontwa, which is in Cass County.

The first measure sought to increase the current police levy by a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period four years in order to further pay for police operational costs in the township.

  • YES 446
  • NO 618 Defeatedd

The second measure also sought to increase the current police levy by a rate of $2 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of four years in order to further pay for police operational costs in the township.[1]

  • YES 613 Approveda
  • NO 466[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Proposition 1: 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 taxable 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?

Proposition 2: 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 two (2) mills on each dollar ($2.00 on each $1,000.00 of the taxable valuation on such property) for a period of four (4) years, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 inclusive, such increase being a renewal of the millage (expired in 2011) and providing funds for the maintenance and operation of the Ontwa Township/Edwardsburg Police Department?[3]

References

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