Bay Arenac School District Levy Increase (November 2011)

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A Bay Arenac School District Levy Increase measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the Bay Arenac school district area which is in Saginaw and Bay Counties.

This measure was defeated in both counties.

  • YES 5,307 (40.18%)
  • NO 7,902 (59.82%)Defeatedd[1]


  • YES 3 (16.67%)
  • NO 15 (83.33%)Defeatedd[2]

This measure sought to increase the current school levy by a rate of $1 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further twenty years in order to continue to help pay for education programs for students with disabilities.[3]

Text of Measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the 3 mills limitation (currently reduced to 2.8403 mills as required by the headlee amendment to the Michigan Constitution of 1963) on the annual property tax previously approved by the electors of Bay-Arenac Intermediate School District, Michigan, be increased by 1 mill ($1.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation), for a period of 20 years 2011 to 2030, inclusive, for the education of students with a disability; the estimate of the revenue the Intermediate School District will collect if the millage i approved and levied in 2011 in approximately $3,496,018.00 from local property taxes authorized herein?[4]


  1. Bay County Clerk, Unofficial November Election Results
  2. Saginaw County Clerk, Current Election Results
  3. Bay County Clerk, November Ballot Proposals
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.