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White Lake Township Fire & Parks Levy Increases, 2 (August 2012)

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Two White Lake Township Fire & Parks Levy Increase measures were on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of White Lake, which is in Oakland County.

The first measure seeks to increase the current fire levy by a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of ten years in order to further pay for fire and emergency services in the township. It was unresolved.

The second measure seeks to increase the current parks levy by a rate of $.30 per $1,000 of assessed value for an period of five years in order to continue to pay for park maintenance and construction costs in the township. It was unresolved.

Election results

White Lake Fire Levy Increase
ResultVotesPercentage
Too close to calltc No2,96051.58%
Yes 2,779 48.42%


White Lake Parks Levy Increase
ResultVotesPercentage
Too close to calltc No2,94951.33%
Yes 2,796 48.67%

Election Results from:Oakland County Elections Division


Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Measure 1: Shall the limitation on general ad valorem taxes imposed upon taxable property within the Charter Township of White Lake be increased by 0.5 mills ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) and that amount levied for a period of 10 years from 2012 to 2021 inclusive, for the purpose of maintaining current fire and emergency medical services, including personnel, equipment, vehicles, and operational costs? If approved, the Township shall collect from this levy in the first year approximately $467,835.

Measure 2: Shall the tax limitation on general ad valorem taxes within the Charter Township of White Lake, imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution, be increased for the Township for .3 mills ($0.30 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a period of five years from 2012 through 2016 inclusive, for recreation purposes, including park maintenance, pathway and park construction, (including acquisition of land and easements for that purpose), providing matching funds in connection for grant applications for recreation purposes; and shall the Township levy such a millage for said purposes, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $280,701.00?[1]

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