Grand Haven School District Non Residential Property Tax Renewal (May 2011)

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A Grand Haven School District Non Residential Property Tax Renewal measure was on the May 3, 2011 ballot in the Grand Haven school district area, which is in Ottawa and Muskegon Counties.

This measure was approved in Muskegon County

  • YES 78 Approveda
  • NO 65[1]

This measure was also approved in Ottawa County

  • YES 2,338 (72.18%)Approveda
  • NO 901 (27.82%)[2]

This measure sought to renew the current non residential levy which is set at a rate of $18 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of one year in order to help pay for operational costs of the school district.[3]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall an expiring increase in the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, excepting therefrom principal residence property and other property exempt by law, in Grand Haven Area Public Schools, Ottawa and Muskegon Counties, Michigan, be renewed in the amount of 18.0 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000) on taxable value for one (1) year, 2011, to provide funds for school operating purposes? If this millage is approved and levied, it is estimated that revenue in the amount of $18,267,532 will be collected by the School District in the first year.[4]

References

  1. Muskegon County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Ottawa County Elections, May Election Results
  3. Muskegon County Clerk, Grand Haven School Proposal
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.