Wyoming School District Levy Increase (August 2011)

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A Wyoming School District Levy Increase measure was on the August 2, 2011 ballot in the Wyoming school district area which is in Kent County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 637
  • NO 1,065 Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to increase the current school levy by a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further ten years in order to help pay for school facility repairs and construction of buildings as needed by 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 in Wyoming Public Schools , Kent County, Michigan, be increased by and the board of education be authorized to levy not to exceed .50 mill ($0.50 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 10 years, 2012 to 2021, inclusive, to create a sinking fund for the construction or repair of school buildings and all other purposes authorized by law; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $426,000?[3]

Additional reading


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