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Manistee School District Sinking Fund Levy Increase (May 2012)

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A Manistee School District Sinking Fund Levy Increase measure was on the May 8, 2012 ballot in the Manistee school district area which is in Manistee County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 724
  • NO 1,116 Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to increase the current school levy by a rate of $.95 per $,1000 of assessed value for a period of three years in order to further pay for a sinking fund which will help repair buildings in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Manistee Area Public Schools, Manistee and Mason Counties, Michigan, be increased by and the board of education be authorized to levy not to exceed .95 mills ($0.95 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 3 years, 2012, 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 2012 is approximately $488,063?

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