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Benton Harbor City Operating Tax Levy Proposal (May 2013)

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A Benton Harbor City Operating Tax Levy proposal was approved on the May 7, 2013, election ballot in Berrien County, which is in Michigan.

This measure authorized the Benton Harbor City to renew its operational property tax levy of 10 mills ($10 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 10 years. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $1,171,401.[1]

Election results

Benton Harbor City Tax Proposal 2
Approveda Yes 418 84.62%
These results are from Berrien County elections office.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

This proposal would allow the City of Benton Harbor to fund general operations in the City by levying the 10 general operating mills which expired in 2011.

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be imposed on all taxable property in the City of Benton Harbor, County of Berrien, Michigan, be increased by 10 mills ($10 dollars per thousand dollars of taxable value) for a period of ten (10) years, 2013 through 2022, inclusive, as a new additional millage to provide funds for general operating purposes? It is estimated that 10 mills would raise approximately $1,171,401 when first levied in 2013.[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Michigan SoS Public Ballot Search
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.