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A '''Tallmadge Township Fire Levy Renewal''' measure is on the [[August 7, 2012 ballot measures in Michigan|August 7, 2012]] ballot in the township of Tallmadge, which is in [[Ottawa County, Michigan ballot measures|Ottawa County]].
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A '''Tallmadge Township Fire Levy Renewal''' measure was on the [[August 7, 2012 ballot measures in Michigan|August 7, 2012]] ballot in the township of Tallmadge, which is in [[Ottawa County, Michigan ballot measures|Ottawa County]].
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This measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $.25 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for fire equipment and maintenance costs in the township. It was '''approved'''.
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==Election results==
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{{Short outcome
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| title =Tallmadge Fire Levy Renewal
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| yes = 774
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| yespct = 72.7
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| no = 290
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| nopct = 27.3
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| image =
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| unresolved =
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| state = Local
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| percent = 50
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}}
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Election Results from:[http://gis.co.ottawa.mi.us/ElectionResults/Election/Summary/AUG0712 Ottawa County Election Results]
  
This measure seeks to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $.25 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for fire equipment and maintenance costs in the township.<ref>[https://www.miottawa.org/appImages/ElectionResults/2012/08072012_proposals.pdf ''Ottawa County Elections'', August Proposal List]</ref>
 
  
 
==Text of measure==
 
==Text of measure==
 
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   text=Shall the previous voted increase in the 15 mill tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Tallmadge Charter Township be renewed at .25 mill ($.25 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of 2013 through 2016, inclusive, for equipment purchase and maintenance of the Fire Department; and shall the Township levy this renewal in millage for the stated purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $69,000.00.}}
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   text=Shall the previous voted increase in the 15 mill tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Tallmadge Charter Township be renewed at .25 mill ($.25 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of 2013 through 2016, inclusive, for equipment purchase and maintenance of the Fire Department; and shall the Township levy this renewal in millage for the stated purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $69,000.00.<ref>[https://www.miottawa.org/appImages/ElectionResults/2012/08072012_proposals.pdf ''Ottawa County Elections'', August Proposal List]</ref>}}
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 20:17, 28 August 2012

A Tallmadge Township Fire Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Tallmadge, which is in Ottawa County.

This measure sought to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $.25 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for fire equipment and maintenance costs in the township. It was approved.


Election results

Tallmadge Fire Levy Renewal
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 774 72.7%
No29027.3%

Election Results from:Ottawa County Election Results


Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the previous voted increase in the 15 mill tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Tallmadge Charter Township be renewed at .25 mill ($.25 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of 2013 through 2016, inclusive, for equipment purchase and maintenance of the Fire Department; and shall the Township levy this renewal in millage for the stated purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $69,000.00.[1][2]

References

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