Royal Oak Township Park Operations Levy Increase (August 2011)

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A Royal Oak Township Park 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 269 (82.01%)Approveda
  • NO 59 (17.99%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current parks levy by a rate of $2.50 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of twenty-five years in order to help pay for park and recreation purposes in the township.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the previously voted increase in limitation on the amount of taxes that may be levied by the Charter Township of Royal Oak, Oakland

County, Michigan, against all property in the Royal Oak Township district be renewed for a total of 2.5 mills (which is equal to $2.50 per $1,000 of taxable value of real and tangible personal property), for a period of 25 years, 2011 to 2036, inclusive, to provide funds for the Township’s Park and Recreation Department for recreational purposes? The estimated amount of revenue the Township will collect in the first year that the millage is authorized and levied will be an estimated $105,000.00[3]

References

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