Marshall School District Levy Measures, 2 (May 2011)

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Two Marshall School District Levy Measures were on the May 3, 2011 ballot in the Marshall school district area which is in Calhoun County.

Both measures were approved

The first measure sought to renew the current non residential property tax which is set at a rate of 18 mills for one year in order to pay for operational costs of the district.

  • YES 1,408 Approveda
  • NO 379

The second measure sought to increase the current property tax rate by 1 mill for five years in order to pay for the sinking fund costs of the district..[1]

  • YES 1,155 Approveda
  • NO 624[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Proposal 1 This proposal will allow the school district to continue to levy the statutory rate of 18 mills on all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, required for the school district to receive its revenue per pupil foundation allowance. Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Marshall Public Schools, Calhoun County, Michigan, be increased by 18 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for the year 2011, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2011 is approximately $2,500,000 (this is a renewal of millage which expired with the 2010 tax levy)?

Proposal 2 Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Marshall Public Schools, Calhoun County, 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, 2011 to 2015, inclusive, to continue to provide for a sinking fund for the purchase of real estate for sites for, and 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 2011 is approximately $470,000?[3]

References

  1. Calhoun County Clerk, May Issues List (dead link)
  2. Calhoun County Elections, May Election Results
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.