Northwest School District Non Residential Property Tax Increases, 2 (November 2011)

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Two Northwest School District Non Residential Property Tax Increase measures were on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the Northwest school district area which is in Jackson and Ingham Counties.

Both measures were approved

The first measure sought to increase the current non residential property tax by a rate of $18 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of five years in order to continue to pay for operational costs in the district.

  • YES 917 (62.3%)Approveda
  • NO 555 (37.7%)

The second measure sought to increase the current non residential property tax by a rate of $3.94 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of five years in order to continue to pay for operational costs in the district.[1]

  • YES 761 (52.12%)Approveda
  • NO 699 (47.88%)[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Proposal 1: 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 Northwest Community Schools, Jackson and Ingham Counties, Michigan, be increased by 18 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2012 to 2016, inclusive, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $3,275,665 (this is a renewal of millage which will expire with the 2011 tax levy)?

Proposal 2: 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 Northwest Community Schools, Jackson and Ingham Counties, Michigan, be increased by 3.9487 mills ($3.9487 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2012 to 2016, inclusive, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $-0- (this millage is to restore millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the Michigan Constitution of 1963)?[3]

References

  1. Ingham County Clerk, November Proposals
  2. Jackson County Elections, Unofficial November Election Results
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.