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Saginaw School District Disabilities Levy Increase (November 2011)
This measure was defeated
- YES 8,565 (41.41%)
- NO 12,116 (58.59%)
This measure sought to increase the current levy by a rate of $1.46 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of twenty years in order to further pay for disability services in the school district. School officials noted that there had not been an increase in the disabilities levy since 1974 and see this as just a way to keep providing the services already offered by the schools.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|Shall the 1.9417 mills limitation ($1.9417 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) on the annual property tax previously approved by the electors of Saginaw Intermediate School District, Michigan, for the education of students with a disability be increased by 1.4644 mills ($1.4644 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation), for a period of 20 years, 2011 to 2030, inclusive; the estimate of the revenue the intermediate school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2011 is approximately $7,247,800 from local property taxes authorized herein?|
- Saginaw County Clerk, Current Election Results
- Saginaw County Clerk, November Proposals
- Argus-Press, "Saginaw County voters to face special education millage decision," October 30, 2011
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.