A Tallmadge Township Fire Levy Renewal measure is on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Tallmadge, which is in Ottawa County.
This measure seeks to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $.25 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for fire equipment and maintenance costs in the township.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|| Shall the previous voted increase in the 15 mill tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Tallmadge Charter Township be renewed at .25 mill ($.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.