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Shelby Public School District Bonding Proposal (May 2013)

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A Shelby Public School District Bonding proposal is on the May 7, 2013, election ballot in Oceana County, which is in Michigan.

If approved, this measure authorizes the Shelby Public School District to increase its debt by $560,000 through issuing general obligation bonds in that amount in order to fund the purchasing of school buses.[1]

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall Shelby Public School, Oceana County, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Five Hundred Sixty Thousand Dollars ($560,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor, for the purpose of purchasing school buses?

The following is for informational purposes only:

The estimated millage that will be levied for the proposed bonds in 2013 is 0.43 mill ($0.43 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation). The maximum number of years the bonds may be outstanding, exclusive of any refunding, is five (5) years. The estimated simple average annual millage anticipated to be required to retire this bond debt is 0.39 mill ($0.39 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation).

(Pursuant to State law, expenditure of bond proceeds must be audited, and the proceeds cannot be used for repair or maintenance costs, teacher, administrator or employee salaries, or other operating expenses.)[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Michigan SoS Public Ballot Search
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.