Iosco School District Levy Addition (May 2012)

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A Iosco School District Levy Addition measure was on the May 8, 2012 ballot in the Iosco school district area which is in Alcona, Arenac, Iosco and Ogemaw Counties.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 1,131 (42.91%)
  • NO 1,505 (57.09%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to add to the current school levy by a rate of $.85 per $1,000 of assessed value for a period of ten years in order to further pay for school operational costs.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall Iosco Regional Educational Service Agency, Michigan, come under sections 681 to 690 of the Revised School Code, as amended, and establish an area vocational - technical education program, which is designed to encourage the operation of area vocational - technical education programs, if the annual property tax levied for this purpose is limited to 0.85 mill ($0.85 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation), for a period of 10 years, 2012 to 2021, inclusive; the estimate of the revenue the intermediate school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $1,325,000 from local property taxes authorized herein.[3]

References

  1. Iosco County Clerk, May 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.