Sanilac County Medical & Library Levy Renewals, 2 (August 2012)

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Two Sanilac County Medical & Library Levy Renewal measures will be on the August 7, 2012 ballot in Sanilac County.

The first measure seeks to renew the current medical levy which is set at a rate of $.20 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further three years in order to continue to help pay for emergency medical services in the county.

The second measure seeks to renew the current library levy which is set at a rate of $.20 for a further three years in order to continue to pay for library services in the county.[1]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Medical Question: Shall the expired previously voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Sanilac County of 0.2000 mill ($0.20 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to 0.2000 mill ($0.20 per $1,000 of

taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at the original voted 0.2000 mill ($0.20 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for four (4) years, 2012 through 2015 inclusive, for the coordination of ambulance - emergency services within Sanilac County, advanced training of emergency medical personnel, physician supervision and ambulance - life support equipment and appropriate allocation of resources to support community ambulance services under the direction and supervision of the Sanilac Medical Control Board, raising an estimated $294,650 in the first year the millage is levied, of which a portion of the millage may be disbursed to: Croswell Tax Increment Finance Authority (TIFA), Sandusky Brownfield Redevelopment Authority (BRA), and Croswell, City of Marlette, Village of Lexington and Village of Port Sanilac Downtown Development Authorities (DDA)?

Library Question: Shall the expired previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Sanilac County, of 0.2000 mill ($0.20 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to 0.2000 mill ($0.20 per $1, 000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at the original voted 0.2000 mill ($0.20 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for four (4) years, 2012 through 2015 inclusive, to provide funds for the benefit of all public libraries serving Sanilac County citizens, raising an estimated $294,650 in the first year the millage is levied, of which a portion of the millage may be disbursed to: Croswell Tax Increment Finance Authority (TIFA), Sandusky Brownfield Redevelopment Authority (BRA), and Croswell, City of Marlette, Village of Lexington and Village of Port Sanilac Downtown Development Authorities (DDA)?[2][3]

References

  1. The Times Herald, "Millage renewals slated for Sanilac County ballot," April 30, 2012
  2. Sanilac County Clerk, August Questions
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.