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A '''Baldwin Community School District Levy Renewal''' proposal is on the [[November 6, 2012 ballot measures in Michigan|November 6, 2012 election ballot]] in [[Newaygo County, Michigan ballot measures|Newaygo County]], which is in [[Michigan]].
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A '''Baldwin Community School District Levy Renewal''' proposal was on the [[November 6, 2012 ballot measures in Michigan|November 6, 2012 election ballot]] in [[Newaygo County, Michigan ballot measures|Newaygo County]], which is in [[Michigan]], where it was '''approved'''.
  
If approved, this proposal authorizes the Baldwin Community School District to renew a property tax levy of 19.9803 mills ($19.9803 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 20 years in order to fund the operating costs of the District. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $5,900,000.<ref name=Till>[http://www.countyofnewaygo.com/clerk/Elections-ElectedOffLinks/2012%20Election%20Information/2012CandidatesNovember.htm Newaygo County Elections, Ballot Information]</ref>
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This proposal authorized the Baldwin Community School District to renew a property tax levy of 19.9803 mills ($19.9803 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 20 years in order to fund the operating costs of the District. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $5,900,000.<ref name=Till>[http://www.countyofnewaygo.com/clerk/Elections-ElectedOffLinks/2012%20Election%20Information/2012CandidatesNovember.htm Newaygo County Elections, Ballot Information]</ref>
  
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==Election results==
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===Lake County===
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{{Short outcome
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| title = Baldwin Community Tax Levy Prop.
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| yes =  1,923
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| yespct = 66.17
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| no = 983
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| nopct = 33.83
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| image = {{approved}}
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Results via [http://election.lakecounty-michigan.com/ Lake County, General Elections November 6, 2012 Election Results Official Summary]
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===Newaygo County===
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| title = Baldwin Community Tax Levy Prop.
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| yes = 303
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| yespct = 55.9
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| no = 239
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| nopct = 44.1
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| image = {{approved}}
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''Election results from [http://www.electionmagic.com/results/mi/N62results/N6200403sum.htm Newaygo County Election Results]''
  
 
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A Baldwin Community School District Levy Renewal proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Newaygo County, which is in Michigan, where it was approved.

This proposal authorized the Baldwin Community School District to renew a property tax levy of 19.9803 mills ($19.9803 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 20 years in order to fund the operating costs of the District. The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $5,900,000.[1]

Election results

Lake County

Baldwin Community Tax Levy Prop.
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,923 66.17%
No98333.83%

Results via Lake County, General Elections November 6, 2012 Election Results Official Summary

Newaygo County

Baldwin Community Tax Levy Prop.
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 303 55.9%
No23944.1%

Election results from Newaygo County Election Results

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

This proposal will allow the school district to continue to levy the statutory rate of 18 mills on all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, required for the school district to receive its revenue per pupil foundation allowance. The remaining 1.9803 mills is only available to be levied to restore millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the "Headlee" amendment to the Michigan Constitution of 1963 and will only be levied to the extent necessary to restore that reduction.

Shall the currently authorized millage rate limitation of 19.9803 mills ($19.9803 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Baldwin Community Schools, Lake and Newaygo Counties, Michigan, be renewed for a period of 20 years, 2014 to 2033, inclusive, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2014 is approximately $5,900,000 (this is a renewal of millage which will expire with the 2013 tax levy)?[1][2]


See also


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Newaygo County Elections, Ballot Information
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.