Newaygo County Regional Educational Service Agency Levy Increases, 2 (November 2011)

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Two Newaygo County Regional Educational Service Agency Levy Increase measures were on the November 8, 2011 ballot in Oceana, Newaygo and Muskegon Counties.

The first measure sought to increase the current education levy by a rate of $.045 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further twenty years in order to continue to pay for vocational-technical education programs in the county.
Muskegon

  • YES 41 Approveda
  • NO 31

Newaygo

  • YES 2,465 Approveda
  • NO 2,333

Oceana

  • YES 83
  • NO 96 Defeatedd

The second measure sought to increase the current education levy by a rate of $.030 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further twenty years in order to continue to pay for special education programs in the county.[1]
Muskegon

  • YES 45 Approveda
  • NO 27[2]

Newaygo

  • YES 2,545 Approveda
  • NO 2,237[3]

Oceana

  • YES 80
  • NO 97Defeatedd[4]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Proposition 1: Shall the current charter limitation on the annual property tax rate for vocational-technical education in Newaygo County Regional Educational Service Agency, Michigan, be increased by 0.0457 mill ($0.0457 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation), for a period of 20 years, 2011 to 2030, inclusive (this increase will allow the intermediate school district to levy the maximum rate of 3 mills previously approved by the electors which has been reduced as required by the Michigan Constitution of 1963); the estimate of the revenue the intermediate school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2011 is approximately $60,098 from local property taxes authorized herein?

Proposition 2: Shall the current charter limitation on the annual property tax rate for the education of students with a disability in Newaygo County Regional Educational Service Agency, Michigan, be increased by .0309 mill ($0.0309 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation), for a period of 20 years, 2011 to 2030, inclusive (this increase will allow the intermediate school district to levy the maximum rate of 3 mills previously approved by the electors which has been reduced as required by the Michigan Constitution of 1963); the estimate of the revenue the intermediate school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2011 is approximately $40,635 from local property taxes authorized herein?[5]

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