Waterford Township Police Special Assessment Levy Proposal (November 2012)

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A Waterford Township Police Special Assessment Levy 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 1.95 mills ($1.95 per $1,000 of assessed taxable valuation) for the purpose of pay for the operation of the Waterford Township Police Department. The estimated maximum revenue form this taxe in the first year is $3,594,224.[1]

Election results

Waterford Township Police Tax Prop.
Defeatedd No17,28851.61%
Yes 16,207 48.39%

Election results from Oakland County Election Results

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Should the Charter Township of Waterford raise money by Township Board of Trustees’ approved annual special assessment levies of up to 1.95 mills ($1.95 per $1,000 of taxable value) on all real property in the Township that is not exempt from property taxes, to maintain, operate and equip the Township Police Department? If approved and fully levied in December 2012, the estimated revenue from this special assessment collected in the first year is $3,594,224.00.[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.