A Wilcox Township Fire Levy Renewal measure is on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the township of Wilcox, which is in Newaygo County.
This measure seeks to renew the current fire levy which is set at a rate of $1.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further four years in order to continue to pay for fire protection services in the township.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|| Shall the expired previously voted increases in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Wilcox Township of 1.5 mills ($1.50 per $1,000.00 of taxable value), be renewed and levied for four (4) years, 2012 through 2015, inclusive, for the purpose of providing fire protection services? If approved and levied, 1.5 mills ($1.50 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) is estimated to raise $34,187.00 in the first year the millage is levied.