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Morgan County School district Tax Levy Question (April 2013)

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A Morgan County School district Tax Levy question was defeated on the April 2, 2013 election ballot in Benton and Morgan Counties, which are in Missouri.

If approved, this measure would have authorized the Morgan County School District to increase property taxes by 5 mills ($5 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) to a total rate of 32.5 mills ($32.5 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) in order to fund the retention of qualified staff, the maintenance of school facilities and the operations of the district.[1]

Election results

Morgan County

Morgan County School Prop. "Kids"
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No2965.91%
Yes 15 34.09%
These election results are from the Morgan County Election Office.

Benton County

Morgan County School Prop. "Kids"
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No15478.97%
Yes 41 21.03%
These election results are from the Benton County Election Office.

Text of measure

Text of the question:

Shall the Board of Education of the Morgan County R-I School District, Missouri, be authorized to increase the operating tax levy ceiling of the District by $0.50 to $3.25 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation in order to retain qualified staff, maintain its facilities and meet the operating expenses of the District? (If this proposition is approved, the adjusted operating levy of the District is estimated to increase from $2.75, currently, to $3.25 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation in Tax Year 2013 and thereafter.)[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Benton County April 2, 2013 Election Sample Ballot
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.