Union Township Cemetery And Fire Levy Increase Proposal (November 2012)

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A Union Township Cemetery And Fire Levy Increase proposal is on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Branch County, which is in Michigan.

If approved, this proposal authorizes the Township of Union to increase property taxes by 1 mill ($1 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for four years in order to fund cemetery and fire protection services. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $50,828.[1]

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the expired previous voted increases in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Union Township, of 1 mill ($1 per $1,000 of taxable value) be renewed at the original voted 1 mill ($1 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for 4 years, 2013 through 2016 inclusive, for the purpose of maintenance and operating the cemetery and fire protection, raising an estimated $50,828 in the first year the millage is levied?[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Branch County Elections, Official Proposals for November 2012
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.