Charlotte School District Levy Increase (May 2012)

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A Charlotte School District Levy Increase measure was on the May 8, 2012 ballot in the Charlotte school district area which is in Eaton County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 1,776 Approveda
  • NO 1,245[1]

This measure sought to increase the current school levy by a rate of %.50 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a period of five years n order to further pay for operational and maintenance costs of recreational facilities, including an aquatic center in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Charlotte Public Schools, Eaton County, Michigan, be increased by and the board of education be authorized to levy not to exceed .5 mill ($0.50 on each $1,000.00 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2012 to 2016, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for operating a system of public recreation and playgrounds, including an aquatic center; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect for such recreation program if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $265,000?[3]


  1. Eaton County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Michigan Secretary of State, Public Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.