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Sturgis City Street Improvement Tax Levy Proposal (May 2013)

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A Sturgis City Street Improvement Tax Levy proposal was approved on the May 7, 2013, election ballot in St. Joseph County, which is in Michigan.

This measure authorized the City of Sturgis to increase its property tax levy by 3 mills ($3 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 10 years in order to fund street and sidewalk reconstruction, repair and improvement. The estimated first year revenue increase from this tax is $770,652.[1]

Election results

Sturgis City Tax Proposal
Approveda Yes 566 60.21%
These results are from St. Joseph County elections office (dead link)

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Should the City of Sturgis levy a new three (3) mills property tax for a period of ten (10) years commencing in calendar year 2013 to be used exclusively for street and sidewalk reconstruction, repair, and improvement projects as approved by the Sturgis City Commission?

The estimated increase in revenue to be collected by the City in the first year if the millage is approved is $770,652.00.[1][2]

See also

External links


  1. 1.0 1.1 Michigan SoS Public Ballot Search
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.