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Mason County Eastern School District Sinking Fund Levy Increase (May 2012)

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A Mason County Eastern School District Sinking Fund Levy Increase measure was on the May 8, 2012 ballot in the Mason County Eastern school district area which is in Mason County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 240 (62.5%)Approveda
  • NO 144 (37.5%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the current sinking fund levy by a rate of $.75 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of three years in order to help pay for building construction and repair projects 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 in Mason County Eastern District, Mason and Lake Counties, Michigan, be increased by and the board of education be authorized to levy not to exceed 0.75 mill ($0.75 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 3 years, 2012, 2013, and 2014, to create a sinking fund for the purchase of real estate for sites for, and the construction or repair of, school buildings and all other purposes authorized by law; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $99,000.[3]


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