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Holland & Hopkins School District Non Residential Property Tax Renewals, 2 (May 2012)

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Two Holland & Hopkins School District Non Residential Property Tax Renewal measures was on the May 8, 2012 ballot in the school districts of Holland and Hopkins which are in Allegan County.

Both measures were approved

The Holland school district measure sought to renew the current non residential property tax which is set at a rate of $18 per $1,000 of assessed value for a further three years in order to further pay for general school operational costs in the district.

  • YES 111 (83.46%)Approveda
  • NO 22 (16.54%)

The Hopkins school district measure sought to renew the current non residential property tax which is set at a rate of $18 per $1,000 of assessed value for one year in order to continue to pay for general operational costs in the district.[1]

  • YES 345 (81.73%)Approveda
  • NO 79 (18.63%)[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Holland Proposition: 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 the School District of the City of Holland, Ottawa and Allegan Counties, Michigan, be increased by 18 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 3 years, 2012, 2013 and 2014, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $8,521,735 (this is a renewal of millage which expired with the 2011 tax levy)?

Hopkins Proposition: 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 Hopkins Public Schools, Allegan County, Michigan, be increased by 18 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for the year 2012, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $540,000 (this is a renewal of millage which expired with the 2011 tax levy)?[3]

References

  1. Allegan County Elections, May Ballot Wording
  2. Allegan County Elections, May Election Results
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.