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Hopkins School Sinking Fund Levy Increase (August 2012)

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A Hopkins School Sinking Fund Levy Increase measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the Hopkins school district, which is in Allegan County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 610 (49.11%)
  • NO 632 (50.89%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to increase the current school sinking fund levy by a rate of $.90 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of five years in order to further pay for school 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 Hopkins Public Schools, Allegan County, Michigan, be increased by and the board of education be authorized to levy not to exceed 0.9 mill ($0.90 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2012 to 2016, inclusive, to create 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 $208,000?[3]


  1. Allegan County Elections, August Election Results
  2. Allegan county Elections, August Proposal List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.