Local Election Results (Area Proposals) 2:30 a.m.


By Daily News • Last Updated 2:58 am on Wednesday, November 07, 2012

AREA PROPOSALS

IONIA COUNTY 911 OPERATING SURCHARGE PROPOSAL

For the period beginning July 1, 2013 and continuing through the month of June in the year 2021, shall Ionia County be authorized to assess a monthly surcharge of up to Two Dollars and Forty Cents (not to exceed $2.40) on the monthly billings of landline, wireless and VOIP service suppliers within the geographic boundaries of Ionia County to be used exclusively for the funding of 911 emergency telephone call answering and dispatch services within Ionia County, including facilities, equipment and operations?

Yes 7,434

No 10,155

MONTCALM COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT MILLAGE

Shall the County of Montcalm, Michigan, impose an increase of up to .6 mill ($.60 per $1,000 of taxable valuation) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution of 1963, as amended, against all real and personal property in the County, for a period of two years, 2012 through 2013, both inclusive, for the sole purpose of providing funds for the law enforcement function of the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Department; the estimate of the revenue the County will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $971,830.00?

Yes 11,647

No 12,735

 BELVIDERE TOWNSHIP ROAD MILLAGE

Shall the expiring previous voted increases in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution Belvidere Township, of 1.000 mill ($1.00 on each $1,000.00 of taxable value), reduced to .9724 mill ($0.9724 on each $1,000.00 of taxable value), by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at and increased up to the original voted 1 mill ($1.00 on each $1,000.00 of taxable value), and levied for 9 years, 2013 to 2021 inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for road maintenance and repair, raising an estimated $85,000.00 in the first year the millage is levied.

Yes 534

No 393

 VILLAGE OF PIERSON MILLAGE PROPOSITION

Shall the Village of Pierson be authorized to increase its maximum authorized general millage rate by 1.9646 mills ($1.9646 per $1,000 of taxable value) from 10.5354 mills to 12.5 mills ($12.50 per $1,000 of taxable value), commencing in 2013 and continuing in perpetuity, and to levy such millage to provide funds for general operating and all other Village purposes?

The following is for informational purposes only: The Village’s maximum general millage rate of 12.5 mills as authorized by Chapter IX, Section 1 of the General Law Village Act (Public Act No. 3 of 1895, as amended) has been reduced by required Headlee Amendment rollbacks to 10.5354 mills. This new additional millage of 1.9646 mills would restore the millage rate lost due to the required Headlee Amendment rollbacks and would raise an estimated $3,500 in 2013 the first year of the levy.

Yes 11

No 37

 TRI COUNTY AREA SCHOOLS OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL PROPOSAL

This proposal will allow the school district to levy the statutory rate of 18 mills on all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, required for the school district to receive its revenue per pupil foundation allowance and renews millage that will expire with the 2012 tax levy.

Shall the currently authorized millage rate limitation of 18 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Tri-County Area Schools, Montcalm, Kent and Newaygo Counties, Michigan, be renewed for the year 2014, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2014 is approximately $2,450,000 (this is a renewal of millage which will expire with the 2013 tax levy)?

Yes 2,228 (8 of 10 precincts)

No 1,952

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