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Wyoming School District Levy Increase (August 2011)

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A Wyoming School District Levy Increase measure was on the August 2, 2011 ballot in the Wyoming school district area which is in Kent County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 637
  • NO 1,065 Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to increase the current school levy by a rate of $.50 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further ten years in order to help pay for school facility repairs and construction of buildings as needed by 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 in Wyoming Public Schools , Kent County, Michigan, be increased by and the board of education be authorized to levy not to exceed .50 mill ($0.50 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 10 years, 2012 to 2021, inclusive, to create a sinking fund for 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 $426,000?

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