Stockbridge Community Schools Operating Millage Renewal Proposal

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08/07/2018 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

This proposal will allow the school district to continue to levy the statutory rate of not to exceed 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. The remaining 5.2595 mills are only available to be levied to restore millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the “Headlee” amendment to the Michigan Constitution of 1963 and will only be levied to the extent necessary to restore that reduction. Shall the currently authorized millage rate limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Stockbridge Community Schools, Ingham, Jackson, Livingston and Washtenaw Counties, Michigan, be renewed by 23.2595 mills ($23.2595 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 6 years, 2019 to 2024, inclusive, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and 18 mills are levied in 2019 is approximately $4,909,310 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2018 tax levy)?

This communication was paid for by Stockbridge Community Schools, 100 Price Avenue STE A, Stockbridge, Mi. 49285.

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