River Rouge School District Non Residential Property Tax Renewal (May 2011)

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

This measure was defeated

  • YES 251
  • NO 487 Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to renew the current non residential property tax which is set at a rate of $18 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further two years in order to help pay for operational costs in the school 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 the School District of the City of River Rouge, Wayne County, Michigan, be increased by 1 mill ($1.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 2 years, 2011 and 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 2011 is approximately $167,000 (this is a partial renewal of millage which expired with the 2010 tax levy and will be used only to restore millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the Michigan Constitution of 1963)?[3]

References

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