A Detour Area School District Operating Tax Levy Renewal proposal was approved on the May 7, 2013, election ballot in Chippewa County, which is in Michigan.
This measure authorized the Detour School District to renew a property tax levy of 18 mills ($18 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for the year of 2013. The estimated revenue from this tax is $2,019,000.
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 DeTour Area Schools, Chippewa County, 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 $2,019,000 (this is a renewal of millage which expired with the 2012 tax levy)?