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Cedar Springs School District Sinking Fund Levy Increase (February 2012)

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A Cedar Springs School District Sinking Fund Levy Increase measure was on the February 28, 2012 ballot in the Cedar Springs school district area which is in Kent and Newaygo Counties.

This measure was approved

  • YES 1,624 Approveda
  • NO 1,584[1]

This measure sought to increase the current school levy by a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of ten years in order to pay for the school sinking fund which goes towards reodeling and repair projects in the 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 in

Cedar Springs Public Schools, Kent and Newaygo Counties, Michigan, be increased by and the  board of education be authorized to levy not to exceed 1 mill ($1.00 on each $1,000 of taxable  valuation) for a period of 10 years, 2012 to 2021, inclusive, to create a sinking fund for the  renovation, remodeling or repair of school buildings and all other purposes authorized by law;  the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied  in 2012 is approximately $521,000[3]


  1. Kent County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Kent County Clerk, February Proposals
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.