Watervliet Township Road & Safety Levy Renewals, 2 (August 2012)

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Two Watervliet Township Road & Safety Levy Renewal measures were on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Watervliet, which is in Berrien County.

Both measures were approved

The first measure sought to renew the current road levy which is set at a rate of $2 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for road services in the township.

  • YES 268 Approveda
  • NO 85

The second measure sought to renew the current safety levy which is set at a rate of $.34 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for public safety services in the township.[1]

  • YES 247 Approveda
  • NO 106 [2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Proposal 3: Shall the previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Watervliet Charter Township be renewed for a total of 2.0000 mill ($2.00 per $1,000. of taxable value) for the period of 2012 through 2015 inclusive for township road services; and shall the Township levy such renewal in Millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $262,806.36.

Proposal 4: Shall the previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Watervliet Charter Township be renewed at .3460 mill ($.346 per $1,000. of taxable value) for the period of 2012 through 2015 inclusive for the township public safety services; and shall the Township levy such renewal in Millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $45,465.50.[3]

References

  1. Berrien County Elections, Current Proposal List
  2. Berrien County Elections, Current Election Results
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.