Ridgeway Township Road Levy Proposal (November 2012)

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A Ridgeway Township Road Levy proposal is on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Lenawee County, which is in Michigan where it was defeated.

This measure proposed to authorize the Ridgeway Township levy a property tax of .5 mill ($0.50 per $1,000 of assessed valuation for 4 years in order to fund road and bridge maintenance, repair and construction. This tax would consist of .4885 mill in a renewal of a previously approved property tax and .0115 mill of a new tax increase. The estimated first year revenue from this composed tax was $28,223.69.[1]

Election Results

The following are election results for the measure:

Ridgeway Township Road Levy Proposal
Defeatedd No38854.42%
Yes 325 45.58%

Results via [http://www.electionlenawee.com/ Lewanee County, November 6, 2012 General Election Official Results.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

This proposal is for the renewal of a millage which expired with the 2011 tax levy.

Shall the increase in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Ridgeway Township be restored by a renewal of .4885 mill ($.4885 per $1,000 of taxable value) and an increase of .0115 mill ($.0115 per $1,000 taxable value) for the period of 2012 through 2015 inclusive for road and bridge maintenance, repair and construction and shall the township levy such millage upon taxable real and personal property within the Township for said purpose thereby raising an estimated $28,223.69 in the first year the millage is levied?[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Lenawee County Elections, Sample Ballots
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.