EVENTS

Ingham County Land Preservation Committee Meeting
June 17, 2008
5:30pm
Located in Room 306 at: 1405 South Harrison Road East Lansing, MI 48823


Ingham County Land Preservation Committee Meeting
July 8, 2008
5:30pm


Get Out and Vote!
August 5, 2008
Polls Open 7:00am to 8:00pm
We need your vote for farmland and open space protection. Vote Yes on Proposal 2
 
Ingham County Farmland & Open Space Millage Proposal | Send an Email | 2915 Margate Lane East Lansing, MI 48823

Vote Yes on Proposal 2


What is the purpose of the millage?
The purpose of the millage is to provide funds for permanently
protecting farmland and natural land in Ingham County from
commercial, residential, and industrial development.

What will the millage cost property owners?
$100,000 home: SEV = $50,000; cost = $7.00/yr. or $0.58/mo.
$200,000 home: SEV = $100,000; cost = $14.00/yr. or $1.17/mo.
$300,000 home: SEV = $150,000; cost = $21.00/yr. or $1.75/mo.
SEV = State Equalized Value
The cost will be less if the taxable value is less than the SEV.

Ingham County Agriculture Information
Ingham County Vision Statement for Agriculture
Ingham County Land Preservation Endorsement Form
Ingham County Land Preservation Donor Form

 

Our Farms, Our Food, Our Future

INGHAM COUNTY FARMLAND
AND OPEN SPACE PRESERVATION
INITIATIVE MILLAGE QUESTION

For the purpose of protecting farmland and other
open space lands, including waterways, wildlife
habitat, wetlands, and other natural lands, and to encourage
urban development, shall the Constitutional
limitation upon the total amount of taxes which may
be assessed in one (1) year upon all property within
the County of Ingham, Michigan, be increased by
0.1400 mills ($0.14 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a
period of ten (10) years (2008-2017) inclusive?

(If approved and levied in full, this Millage will raise an
estimated additional $1,056,323 for farmland and open
space preservation in the first calendar year of the levy
based on state taxable valuation. If approved and levied,
a portion of the millage may be disbursed, in accordance
with State law, to the Downtown Development Authorities
of the Cities of Leslie, Mason, Williamston, and the
Townships of Delhi, Ingham, Leroy, Meridian, and Vevay;
the Tax Increment Finance Authorities of the Cities of
East Lansing, Lansing, and Williamston; the Local Development
Finance Authorities of the Cities of Leslie and
Mason; and the Brownfield Redevelopment Authorities
of the County of Ingham, the Cities of East Lansing and
Lansing, and the Townships of Delhi and Ingham.)