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Mecosta Osceola School District Levy Increase (May 2012)

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

This measure was defeated

  • YES 2,232
  • NO 2,712 Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to increase the current school levy by a rate of $.75 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of five years in order to further pay for operational costs in the school district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Mecosta-Osceola Intermediate School District, Michigan, be increased by .75 mill ($0.75 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2012 to 2016, inclusive, to provide funds to enhance other state and local funding for local school district operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the intermediate school district will collect and distribute if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $1,451,514.[3]


  1. Mecosta County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Mecosta County Elections, Current election Information
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.