Wheeler Township Fire Services Levy Increase (August 2010)

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A Wheeler Township Fire Services Levy Increase measure was on the August 3, 2010 ballot in the township of Wheeler which is in Gratiot County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 201 Approveda
  • NO 154 [1]

This measure sought to renew the increased fire services levy to $1 per $1,000 of assessed property for ten years to help pay for emergency and fire services offered in the township. [2]

The question on the ballot:


Shall the Township of Wheeler including the Village of Breckenridge impose an increase of up to 1 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy it for 10 years, 2010 through 2019 inclusive, for the purpose of supporting the Breckenridge/Wheeler Fire/Rescue Department daily operational expenses? This new millage will raise an estimated $63,847 in the first year it is levied.[3]


  1. Gratiot County Elections, August 3 Election Results
  2. Grtiot County County Clerk's Office, August Ballot Proposals, pg.2
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.