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Martin School District Non Residential Property Tax Renewal (May 2012)

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A Martin School District Non Residential Property Tax Renewal measure was on the May 8, 2012 ballot in the Martin school district area which is in Allegan and Barry Counties.

This measure was approved

  • YES 138 (57.74%)Approveda
  • NO 101 (42.26%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current non residential property tax which is set at a rate of 18 mills which goes towards general school needs 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, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Martin Public Schools, Allegan and Barry Counties, Michigan, be increased by 18.6524 mills ($18.6524 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 2 years, 2012 and 2013, to provide funds for operating purposes (18.1524 mills of the above is a renewal of millage which expired with the 2011 tax levy and .5 mill is an increase of millage to be used to restore any future reductions required by the Michigan Constitution of 1963 and will be levied only to the extent necessary to restore such reductions); the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $500,576.?[3]

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