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A Hanover-Horton School District Non Residential Property Tax Renewal measure was on the May 3, 2011 ballot in the Columbia school district area which is in Hillsdale and Jackson Counties.

This measure was approved

  • YES 375 (64.66%)Approveda
  • NO 205 (35.34%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current levy on non residential property taxes by a rate of 3.5 mills which would set its at a rate of 18 mills for a further five years in order to help pay for operational costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Hanover-Horton School District, Jackson and Hillsdale Counties, Michigan, be increased by 3.5 mills ($3.50 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2011 to 2015, inclusive, to provide funds for operating purposes (3.3688 mills of the above is a renewal of millage which expired with the 2010 tax levy and 0.1312 mill is a restoration of millage lost as a results of the reduction required by the Michigan Constitution of 1963); the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied for 2011 is approximately $990,000?[3]

References

  1. Jackson County Election, May Election Results
  2. Jackson County Clerk, Hanover-Horton School Proposal
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.