East Newton School District Tax Levy Increase Question (April 2013)

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East Newton School District Tax Levy Increase question was defeated on the April 2, 2013 election ballot in McDonald and Newton County, Missouri ballot measures Counties, which are in Missouri.

If approved, this measure would have authorized the East Newton County School District to increase its property tax levy to 32.5 mills ($32.5 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) from the current rate of 27.5 mills ($27.5per $1,000 of assessed valuation). The increase would happen over two years in two increments of 2.5 mills each. The increase would be permanent and will be used to fund the operations of the district.[1]

Election results

All Precincts:

East Newton School Question
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No46860.47%
Yes 306 39.53%
These election results are from the Four State Election Results Reporting

Text of measure

Text of the question:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Shall the Board of Education of the East Newton County R-VI School District, Missouri, be authorized to increase the operating tax levy ceiling to $3.25 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation to be phased in by $0.25 to $3.00 in Tax Year 2013 and by $0.25 to $3.25

in Tax Year 2014 in order to provide funds to retain qualified staff, maintain its facilities and meet operating expenses?

(If this proposition is approved, the adjusted operating levy of the School District is estimated to increase from $2.75, currently, to $3.00 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation for the 2013 Tax Year; to $3.25 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation for the 2014 Tax Year and will be applied to the assessed valuation for each year thereafter.)

YES

NO[1]

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