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Genoa School District Levy Increase (March 2012)

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A Genoa School District Levy Increase measure was on the March 6, 2012 ballot in the Genoa school district area which is in Ottawa County.

The measure was approved

  • YES 986 (50.20%)Approveda
  • NO 978 (49.80%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current school levy to one set at a rate of $.16 per $100 of assessed property value for a period of five years in order to further pay for permanent improvement projects in the school district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

A replacement of 1.35 mills of an existing levy and an increase of 0.25 mill to constitute a tax for the benefit of the Genoa Area Local School District for the purpose of making permanent improvements for the school district, including but not limited to rehabilitating and improving school buildings and school heating facilities, providing furniture, furnishings, and equipment for school purposes and improving school sites at a rate not exceeding 1.6 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.16 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2012, first due in calendar year 2013.[3]


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