A Big Rapids Public School District Operating Tax Levy Renewal proposal was likely approved on the May 7, 2013, election ballot in Mecosta and Newaygo Counties, which are in Michigan.
This measure authorized the Big Rapids Public School District to renew an operating property tax levy of 18 mills ($18 per $1,000 of assessed valuation). The estimated first year revenue from this tax is $3,266,884.
| Big Rapids School Proposal 1|
| Yes|| 908|| 75.6%|
- These results are from Mecosta County Elections Office
- Election results from other counties are currently unavailable.
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.
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 Big Rapids Public Schools, Mecosta and Newaygo Counties, Michigan, be increased by 18 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for the year 2013 to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2013 is approximately $3,266,884 (this is a renewal of millage which expired with the 2012 tax levy)?