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Royal Oak Township General Operations Levy Increase (August 2011)

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A Royal Oak Township General Operations Levy Increase measure was on the August 2, 2011 ballot in the township of Royal Oak which is in Oakland County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 235 (71%)Approveda
  • NO 96 (29%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current general operations levy by a rate of $4.50 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of twenty-five years in order to help pay for general operational costs as well as make capital purchases as needed in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Shall the authorized charter millage for the Charter Township of Royal Oak, established at 5 mills ($5.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) and

reduced to 4.2101 mills ($4.21 per $1,000 of taxable value) by required millage rollbacks, be increased 4.5 additional mills ($4.50) per $1,000 taxable value for twenty five years 2011 through 2036 inclusive. For general operating and capital purchases purpose, which 4.5 mills increase will raise an estimated $180,800 in the first year the millage is levied?

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