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River School District Non Residential Property Tax Renewal (May 2011)

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A River School District Non Residential Property Tax Renewal measure was on the May 3, 2011 ballot in the River school district area which is in Berrien County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 4 Approveda
  • NO 0[1]

This measure sought to renew the current school levy on non residential properties which is set at a rate of $18 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a on year in order to help 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, exempting there from homestead and qualified agricultural property as defined by law, in Sodus Township School District #5, Berrien County, Michigan, be increased by 18 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000.00) on taxable valuation for a period of one year, 2011, 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 the 2011 calendar year is approximately $21,731 (this is a renewal of millage which expired with the 2010 tax levy)?[3]


  1. Berrien County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Berrien County Elections, May Proposal List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.