Loading…
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
HomeNewsLocal
Published: Wednesday, 3/7/2012

Fire levy to be on ballot in Bedford

BLADE STAFF

TEMPERANCE -- Bedford Township voters will find a request for replacement of the community's 1-mill fire-protection levy on the Aug. 7 ballot.

The township board acted on the measure Tuesday.

The current levy, which pays for fire department operations, equipment, and other capital expenditures, expires at the end of the year.

It also is for 1 mill, but Michigan's Headlee rollback has reduced its effective rate to 0.898 mill.

The four-year replacement levy would generate about $960,000 in its first year and would cost the owner of a house with a $100,000 taxable value about $100, or $10 more than what that homeowner is currently paying.



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Related stories







Poll