Green passes levy

By Kimberly Jenkins - [email protected]

The tax levy on the Green Township Proposed Tax Levy passed with 449 (52.21 percent) votes For 441 (47.79 percent) votes Against with all precincts in.

This Proposed Tax Levy is a Replacement and Increase for Green Township.

A majority affirmative vote was necessary for passage. A replacement of 2 mills of an existing levy and an increase of 0.25 mill to constitute a tax for the benefit of Green Township for the purpose of fire protection including purchasing fire equipment at a rate not exceeding 2.25 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounted to $0.225 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a continuing period of time, commencing in 2017, first due in calendar year 2018.

By Kimberly Jenkins

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