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Lawrence Public School District Sinking Fund Tax Levy Proposal (May 2013)

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A Lawrence Public School District Sinking Fund Tax Levy proposal was approved on the May 7, 2013, election ballot in Van Buren County, which is in Michigan.

This measure authorized the Lawrence Public School District to increase its property tax levy of 1.5 mills ($1.5 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 2 years in order to create a sinking fund to provide for the construction, maintenance and repair needs of the district. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $174,000.[1]

Election results

Lawrence School Tax Proposal
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 77 53.1%
No6846.9%
These results are from Election Magic results for Van Buren County

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Lawrence Public Schools, Van Buren County, Michigan, be increased by and the board of education be authorized to levy not to exceed 1.5 mills ($1.50 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 2 years, 2013 and 2014, 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 2013 is approximately $174,000?[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.