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Britton School District Non Residential Property Tax Renewals (May 2012)

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A Britton School District Non Residential Property Tax Renewal measure was on the May 8, 2012 ballot in the Britton school district area which is in Monroe County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 9 (81.82%)Approveda
  • NO 2 (18.18%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current non residential school levy to one set at a rate of $18.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of three years in order to further pay for operational costs in the school district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Britton Deerfield Schools, Lenawee and Monroe Counties, Michigan, be increased by 18.5 mills ($18.50 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 3 years, 2012,2013,and 2014, to provide funds for operating purposes(18 mills of the above is a renewal of millage which expired with the 2011 tax levy and .5 mill is an increase of millage which will be levied only to the extent necessary to restore millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the Michigan Constitution of 1963); the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately$279,604?[3]


  1. Monroe County Clerk, May Election Results
  2. Michigan Secretary of State, Public Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.