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Kalamazoo County Transportation Tax Levy Renewal Proposal (May 2013)

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A Kalamazoo County Transportation Tax Levy Renewal proposal was approved on the May 7, 2013, election ballot in Kalamazoo County, which is in Michigan.

This measure authorized the County of Kalamazoo to continue to levy a property tax of 0.4 mill ($0.40 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 4 years in order to fund the operations of the Transportation Authority. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $3,089,900.[1]

Election results

Kalamazoo Transportation Tax Proposal
Approveda Yes 11747 72.31%
These results are from Kalamazoo County Elections Office (dead link)

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

The Kalamazoo County Transportation Authority, County of Kalamazoo, Michigan was formed to operate and provide public transportation within the County of Kalamazoo and seeks renewal of previous authorization from the electors to levy up to 0.4 mill for this purpose. Accordingly, for the purpose of providing public transportation services within Kalamazoo County, shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be imposed on taxable property in Kalamazoo County be continued at 0.4 mill, being 40 cents ($0.40) per thousand dollars ($1,000) of taxable value on all taxable property in Kalamazoo County for a period of four (4) years, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. It is estimated that 0.4 mill would raise $3,089,900 in the first year.[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Michigan SoS Public Ballot Search
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.