Fenton School District Sinking Fund Levy Renewal (August 2012)

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A Fenton School District Sinking Fund Levy Renewal measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the Fenton school district area, which is in Genesee, Livingston and Oakland Counties.

This measure sought to renew the current school levy which is set at a rate of $.93 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further seven years in order to continue to pay for the school sinking fund which helps pay for construction projects in the district.

Genesee County

  • YES 1,111 (52.65%)Approveda
  • NO 999 (47.35%)[1]

Livingston County

  • YES 411 Approveda
  • NO 396[2]

Oakland County

  • YES 164 (44.81)
  • NO 202 (55.19) Defeatedd[3]

Election results

Fenton School District Levy Renewal
Too close to calltc Yes 1686 51.35%

Election Results from:Oakland County Elections Division, Livingston County Clerk, August Election Results (dead link) and Genesee County Clerk, Current Election Results

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Fenton Area Public Schools, Genesee, Livingston and Oakland Counties, Michigan, be renewed by and the board of education be authorized to levy not to exceed .9362 mill ($0.9362 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 7 years, 2013 to 2019, inclusive, to continue to provide for 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 2013 is approximately $690,000?[4][5]