A Shelby Public School District Operating Tax Levy 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 impose an operating property tax levy of 18 mills ($18 per $1,000 of assessed valuation) for 20 years. 17.6803 mills of this tax is a renewal of an expiring tax levy and the remaining 0.3197 mill of this tax is an increase restoring revenue lost through mandatory rollback reductions. The estimated first year revenue of this combined tax is $2,707,650.
Text of measure
Language on the ballot:
|| This proposal will allow the school district 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 Shelby Public School, Oceana County, Michigan, be increased by 18 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 20 years, 2013 to 2032, inclusive, to provide funds for operating purposes (17.6803 mills of the above is a renewal of millage which will expire with the 2014 tax levy and 0.3197 mill is a restoration of millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the Michigan Constitution of 1963); the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2013 is approximately $2,707,650?