Waterford Township Parks and Recreation Levy Increase Proposal (November 2012)

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A Waterford Township Parks and Recreation Levy Increase proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Oakland County, which is in Michigan, where it was defeated.

If approved, this proposal would have authorized an up to .5 mills ($50 cents per $1,000 assessed taxable valuation) for 20 years to fund the Township Parks and Recreation Department. The estimated revenure from the first year of this tax is $965,182.69.[1]

Election results

Waterford Township Parks Tax Prop.
Defeatedd No17,44051.76%
Yes 16,253 48.24%

Election results from Oakland County Election Results

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the Charter Township of Waterford be authorized to increase the levy of taxes by up to .5 mills ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a period of 20 years beginning in December 2012? The proposed millage is for the operating costs of the Township Parks and Recreation Department programs, activities and facilities. If this new millage is approved and levied, the estimated amount of revenue that will be collected in the first year is $965,182.69. [1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Oakland County Elections", "Candidate and Proposals List"
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.