South Redford School District Property Tax Levy Increase Proposal (August 2013)

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A South Redford School District Property Tax Levy Increase Proposal question was approved on the August 6, 2013, election ballot by voters in the South Redford School District in Wayne County, which is in Michigan.

This measure authorized the South Redford School District to increase property taxes by 2 mills ($2 per $1,000 assessed valuation) for 10 years. This money was earmarked for a sinking fund with annual contributions of about $1 million for security upgrades and building renovations. The tax increase for a house with a taxable value of $20,250 was estimated to be $41 a year.[1]

Election results

Redford School District Proposal
Approveda Yes 891 56%
These results are from the Detroit Free Press election results coverage.

Text of measure

Question on the ballot:

Shall the South Redford School District, County of Wayne, Michigan, be authorized to levy 2.00 mills ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable valuation) to create a sinking fund for the purpose of the construction or repair of school buildings and the improvement and development of sites, and for any other purpose permitted by law, by increasing the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be imposed on taxable property in the School District for a period of ten (10) years, being the years 2013 to 2022, inclusive? It is estimated that 2.00 mills ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable valuation) would raise approximately $967,400 in the first year that it is levied.[2][3]

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External links


  1. ‘’Detroit Free Press’’, “Aug 6 voters to decide poice and fire funding, choose mayoral and council candidates,” July 28, 2013
  2. Michigan State Elections Department
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.