Glenn & Hamilton School District Non Residential Property Tax Renewals, 2 (May 2012)

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Two Glenn & Hamilton School District Non Residential Property Tax Renewal measures were on the May 8, 2012 ballot in the school districts of Glenn and Hamilton which are in Allegan County.

Both measures were approved

The Glenn school district measure sought to renew and increase the current non residential property tax to one set at a rate of $20 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further five years in order to further pay for general school operational costs in the district.

  • YES 25 (73.35%)Approveda
  • NO 9 (26.47%)

The Hamilton school district measure sought to renew the current non residential property tax which is set at a rate of $18 per $1,000 of assessed value for one year in order to continue to pay for general operational costs in the district.[1]

  • YES 788 (85.28%)Approveda
  • NO 136 (14.72%)[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Glenn Proposition: 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 Glenn Public School, Allegan County, Michigan, be increased by 20.0736 mills ($20.0736 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2012 to 2016, inclusive, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $485,892 (this is a renewal of millage which expired with the 2011 tax levy and will be levied only to the extent permissible by law)?

Hamilton Proposition: Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence, qualified agricultural property and other property exempted by law, in Hamilton Community Schools, Allegan County, Michigan, be increased by 18 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for the year 2012 to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $2,910,000 (this is a renewal of millage which expired with the 2011 tax levy)?[3]

References

  1. Allegan County Elections, May Ballot Wording
  2. Allegan County Elections, May Election Results
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.