White Pigeon School District Sinking Fund Levy Renewal (May 2012)

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A White Pigeon School District Sinking Fund Levy Renewal measure was on the May 8, 2012 ballot in the White Pigeon school district area which is in Cass and St. Joseph Counties.

This measure was approved overall.
Cass

  • YES 46
  • NO 133 Defeatedd[1]
  • YES 595 Approveda
  • NO 271[2]

This measure sought to renew the current school sinking fund which is set at a rate of 3 mills for a further five years in order to continue to pay for building and site upgrades as needed in the district.[3]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

hall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in White Pigeon Community Schools, St. Joseph and Cass Counties, Michigan, be increased by and the board of education be authorized to levy not to exceed 3 mills ($3.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2012 to 2016, inclusive, to continue to provide for a sinking fund for the construction or repair of school buildings; developing and improving sites; and all other pruposes authorized by law; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $1,024,106 (this is a renewal of millage which expired with the 2011 tax levy)?[4]

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