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Hanover-Horton School District Sinking Fund Levy Renewal (February 2012)

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A Hanover-Horton School District Sinking Fund Levy Renewal measure was on the February 28, 2012 ballot in the Hanover-Horton school district area which is in Hillsdale and Jackson Counties.

This measure was approved

  • YES 749 (60.31%)Approveda
  • NO 493 (39.69%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current sinking fund levy which is set at a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further five years in order to continue to pay into the school sinking fund which helps pay for construction 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 Hanover-Horton School District, Jackson and Hillsdale 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 5 years, 2012 to 2016, inclusive, to continue to provide for a sinking fund for the construction 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 $245,608?[3]

References

  1. Jackson County Clerk, February Election Results
  2. Jackson County Clerk, Hanover-Horton Proposal
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.