Dexter Leader: Scio Township residents to vote on millage to keep rural surroundings
Residents of Scio Township will be able to vote Nov. 6 to renew a proposal to maintain the area's rural surroundings, according to a story in the Dexter Leader.
The proposal would implement a 10-year renewal of a .4942 mills, which would translate to 49.42 cents for every $1,000 value, reported the Leader.
Read the full text of the ballot proposal below:
Shall the previously authorized increase in tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution of 1963 on all taxable real and tangible personal property in the Township of Scio, Washtenaw County, be renewed in an amount not to exceed .4942 mill ($.4942 on each $1,000.00 of taxable value) for a period of ten (10) years, 2014 to 2023 inclusive, for the purpose of continuing to fund the voluntary purchase of land or interests in land throughout the Township, and enabling the Township to take advantage of matching funds from the City of Ann Arbor and elsewhere in order to preserve farmland, open space, wildlife habitat, scenic views, protect drinking water sources and the water quality of rivers and streams, and provide new parks, recreational opportunities and trails; and shall the Township levy such millage for said purpose? The estimate of the revenue the Township will collect if the millage is approved and levied by the Township in the 2014 calendar year is approximately $ 631,000. A portion of the revenue collected will be required to be distributed to the Scio Township Downtown Development Authority and the Village of Dexter Downtown Development Authority.
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