Wyoming School District Levy Increase (May 2011)

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A Wyoming School District Levy Increase measure was on the May 3, 2011 ballot in the Wyoming school district area which is in Kent County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 1,180
  • NO 1,646 Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to increase the current property tax rate to .5 mills for a period of ten years in order to help pay for a sinking fund in the district which would go towards repairing school buildings as needed.[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, 2011 to 2020, 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 2011 is approximately $448,000?[3]


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