Homer School District Non Residential Property Tax Renewal (May 2011)

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A Homer School District Levy Measure was on the May 3, 2011 ballot in the Homer school district area which is in Branch, Calhoun, Jackson and Hillsdale Counties.

This measure was approved

  • YES 315 Approveda
  • NO 272[1]

This measure sought to increase the current property tax rate on non residential properties to the maximum amount of 18 mills for a period of two years in order to help pay for operational costs of the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the currently authorized millage rate limitation of 18.5374 mills ($18.5374 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Homer Community School District, Calhoun, Jackson, Hillsdale and Branch Counties, Michigan, be renewed for a period of 10 years, 2012 to 2021, inclusive, 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 $402,000 (this is a renewal of millage which will expire with the 2011 tax levy)?[3][4]


  1. Calhoun County Clerk, May Election Results
  2. Calhoun County Clerk, May Issues List (dead link)
  3. Branch County Elections, May Candidate and Proposal List (dead link)
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.