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New Buffalo School District Non Residential Property Tax Increase (May 2011)

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A New Buffalo School District Non Residential Property Tax Renewal measure was on the May 3, 2011 ballot in the New Buffalo school district area which is in Berrien County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 628 Approveda
  • NO 214[1]

This measure sought to increase the current school levy on non residential properties to a rate of $18 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a on year in order to help pay for operational costs in the school district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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 New Buffalo Area Schools, Berrien County, Michigan, be increased by 18 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for the year 2011, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2011 is approximately $10,344,523 (this is a renewal of millage which expired with the 2010 tax levy.

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