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Grand Haven School District Non Residential Property Tax Renewal (May 2012)

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A Grand Haven School District Non Residential Property Tax Renewal measure was on the May 8, 2012 ballot in the Grand Haven school district area which is in Muskegon and Ottawa Counties.

This measure was approved

  • YES 1,787 (74.2%)Approveda
  • NO 621 (25.8%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current non residential levy which is set at a rate of $18 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of three years in order to continue to help pay for operational costs of the school district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall an expiring increase in the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, excepting therefrom principal residence property and other property exempt by law, in Grand Haven Area Public Schools, Ottawa and Muskegon Counties, Michigan, be renewed in the amount of 18.0 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000.00) on taxable value for one (1) year, 2012, to provide funds for school operating purposes? If this millage is approved and levied, it is estimated that revenue in the amount of $18,663,300 will be collected by the School District in the first year.[3]


  1. Ottawa County Elections, May Election Results
  2. Ottawa County Elections, May Proposal List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.