Coldwater School District Levy Addition (March 2012)

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A Coldwater School District Levy Addition measure was on the March 6, 2012 ballot in the Coldwater school district area which is in Mercer County.

The measure was approved

  • YES 1,072 (59.56%)Approveda
  • NO 728 (40.44%)[1]

This measure sought to add to the current school levy by a rate of $.41 per $100 of assessed property value for a period of five years in order to further help avoid an operations deficit in the school district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall a levy be imposed by the Coldwater Exempted Village School District for the purpose of AVOIDING AN OPERATING DEFICIT in the sum of $550,000 per year, and a levy of taxes to be made outside of the ten-mill limitation estimated by the county auditor to average four and ten-hundredths mills (4.1) for each dollar of valuation, which amounts to forty-one cents ($0.41) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of five (5) years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013?[3]

References

  1. Mercer County Board of Elections, Unofficial March Election Results (dead link)
  2. Mercer County Board of Elections, Coldwater Sample Ballot (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.