May 2022 School Ballot Proposals

Kingsley Area Schools Operating Millage Renewal Proposal

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 and renews millage that will expire with the 2022 tax levy.

Shall the currently authorized millage rate limitation of 18.7732 mills ($18.7732 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Kingsley Area Schools, Grand Traverse and Wexford Counties, Michigan, be renewed for a period of 4 years, 2023 to 2026, 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 2023 is approximately $1,177,851 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2022 tax levy)?

Hillman Community Schools Bonding Proposal 

Shall Hillman Community Schools, Montmorency, Alpena and Presque Isle Counties, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Twenty-Two Million One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($22,100,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor, for the purpose of: erecting, furnishing, and equipping elementary and gymnasium additions to the middle/high school building; remodeling, furnishing and refurnishing, and equipping and re-equipping the middle/high school building; acquiring, installing, equipping and re-equipping the middle/high school building for instructional technology; and preparing, developing, improving and equipping playgrounds and the site?

The following is for informational purposes only:

The estimated millage that will be levied for the proposed bonds in 2022 is 3.38 mills ($3.38 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a 3 mills net increase over the prior year’s levy. The maximum number of years the bonds may be outstanding, exclusive of any refunding, is thirty (30) years. The estimated simple average annual millage anticipated to be required to retire this bond debt is 5.07 mills ($5.07 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation).

The school district does not expect to borrow from the State to pay debt service on the bonds. The total amount of qualified bonds currently outstanding is $525,000. The total amount of qualified loans currently outstanding is $0. The estimated computed millage rate may change based on changes in certain circumstances.

(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.)

West Branch-Rose City Area Schools Bonding Proposal 

Shall West Branch-Rose City Area Schools, Ogemaw, Gladwin and Oscoda Counties, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Twenty-Five Million Dollars ($25,000,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor, for the purpose of: erecting, remodeling, and equipping and reequipping, school buildings, structures, and other facilities, and parts of and additions to those facilities; furnishing and refurnishing remodeled school buildings; preparing, developing, and improving sites, for school buildings, structures, and other facilities; and acquiring, installing, and equipping and reequipping school buildings for instructional technology?

The following is for informational purposes only:

The estimated millage that will be levied for the proposed bonds in 2024, under current law, is 1.67 mills ($1.67 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a -0- mill net increase over the prior year’s levy. The maximum number of years the bonds may be outstanding, exclusive of any refunding, is twenty-six (26) years. The estimated simple average annual millage anticipated to be required to retire this bond debt is 1.36 mills ($1.36 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation).

The school district does not expect to borrow from the State to pay debt service on the bonds. The total amount of qualified bonds currently outstanding is $2,670,000. The total amount of qualified loans currently outstanding is $0. The estimated computed millage rate may change based on changes in certain circumstances.

(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.)

Mancelona Public School Sinking Fund Millage Renewal Proposal 

This proposal will allow the school district to continue to levy the building and site sinking fund millage that expires with the 2022 tax levy.

Shall the currently authorized millage rate of .3944 mill ($0.3944 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) which may be assessed against all property in Mancelona Public School, Antrim and Kalkaska Counties, Michigan, be renewed for a period of 4 years, 2023 to 2026, inclusive, to continue to provide for a sinking fund for the construction or repair of school buildings and all other purposes authorized by law; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2023 is approximately $153,715 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2022 tax levy)?

Mancelona Public School Operating Millage Renewal Proposal 

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 and renews millage that will expire with the 2022 tax levy.

Shall the currently authorized millage rate limitation of 18.1629 mills ($18.1629 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Mancelona Public School, Antrim and Kalkaska Counties, Michigan, be renewed for a period of 4 years, 2023 to 2026, 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 2023 is approximately $3,830,000 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2022 tax levy)?

Bellaire Public School District Operating Millage Proposal 

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 full revenue per pupil foundation allowance and restores millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the Michigan Constitution of 1963.

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 Bellaire Public School District, Antrim County, Michigan, be renewed by 19.5021 mills ($19.5021 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 6 years, 2023 to 2028, inclusive, and also be increased by .4979 mill ($0.4979 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 6 years, 2023 to 2028, 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 2023 is approximately $4,164,728 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2022 levy and a restoration of millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the “Headlee” amendment to the Michigan Constitution of 1963)?

Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District Career and Technical Education Millage Proposal

This proposal will increase the levy by the intermediate school district of millage for area career and technical education programs previously approved by the electors.

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes in Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District, Michigan, for area career and technical education programs be increased by .25 mill ($0.25 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 4 years, 2022 to 2025, inclusive; the estimate of the revenue the intermediate school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2022 is approximately $1,538,424 from local property taxes authorized herein?

Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District Career and Technical Education Millage Proposal

This proposal will allow the intermediate school district to continue to levy millage previously approved by the electors for area career and technical education programs and restores millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the Michigan Constitution of 1963.

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District, Michigan, be increased by .7500 mill ($0.7500 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 4 years, 2022 to 2025, inclusive, to provide funds for area career and technical education programs (.7348 mill of the above is a renewal of millage that expired with the 2021 tax levy and .0152 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 intermediate school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2022 is approximately $4,615,271 from local property taxes authorized herein?

Central Lake Public Schools Operating Millage Renewal Proposal 

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 and renews millage that will expire with the 2022 tax levy.

Shall the currently authorized millage rate limitation of 17.4874 mills ($17.4874 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Central Lake Public Schools, Antrim County, Michigan, by renewed for a period of 10 years, 2023 to 2032, inclusive, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2023 is approximately $2,782,990 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2022 tax levy)?

Central Lake Public Schools Operating Millage Proposal 

This proposal will allow the school district 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.

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 Central Lake Public Schools, Antrim County, Michigan, be increased by 1 mill ($1.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 10 years, 2023 to 2032, inclusive, to provide funds for operating  purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2023 is approximately $82,054 (this millage is to restore millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the Michigan Constitution of 1963 and will be levied only to the extent necessary to restore that reduction)?

Central Lake Public Schools Sinking Fund Millage Proposal 

This proposal renews.4892 mill of building and site sinking fund millage previously approved by the electors and restores a portion of that millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the Michigan Constitution of 1963.

Shall the currently authorized millage rate limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Central Lake Public Schools, Antrim County, Michigan, be renewed by .4892 mill ($0.4892 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation ) and also be increased by .0108 mill ($0.0108 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a total of .5 mill, for a period of 4 years, 2023 to 2026, inclusive, to continue to provide for a sinking fund for the construction or repair of school buildings, for school security improvements, for the acquisition or up grading of technology and all other purposes authorized by law; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2023 is approximately $147,922?

East Jordan Public Schools Sinking Fund Millage Renewal Proposal

This proposal will allow the school district to continue to levy the building and site sinking fund millage that expires with the 2022 tax levy.

Shall the currently authorized millage rate of 1.0318 mills ($1.03 I 8 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) which may be assessed against all property in East Jordan Public Schools, Charlevoix and Antrim Counties, Michigan, be renewed for a period of 6 years, 2023 to 2028·, inclusive, to continue to provide for a sinking fund for the purchase of real estate for sites for, and the construction or repair of, school buildings and all other purposes authorized by law; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2023 is approximately $408,548 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2022 tax levy)?

Ellsworth Community School Operating Millage Proposal

This proposal will allow the school district 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.

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 Ellsworth Community School, Antrim and Charlevoix Counties, Michigan, be increased by 1 mill ($1.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 3 years, 2022, 2023 and 2024, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2022 is approximately $14,000 (this millage is to restore millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the Michigan Constitution of 1963 and will be levied only to the extent necessary to restore that reduction)?

Wolverine Community School District Bonding Proposal 

Shall Wolverine Community School District, Cheboygan County, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Seven Million Three Hundred Thousand Dollars ($7,300,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor, in one or more series, for the purpose of: erecting, completing, remodeling, school buildings, including structures and other facilities; furnishing and refurnishing, and equipping and reequipping, new and remodeled school buildings, including heating, electrical, fire and school safety improvements; preparing, developing, and improving sites, for school buildings, including structures, athletic fields and other facilities; purchasing school buses; and acquiring, installing, and equipping and reequipping school buildings for instructional technology?

The following is for informational purposes only:

The estimated millage that will be levied for the proposed bonds in 2022, under current law, is 3.10 mills ($3.10 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation). The maximum number of years the bonds of any series may be outstanding, exclusive of any refunding, is thirty (30) years. The estimated simple average annual millage anticipated to be required to retire this bond debt is 2.54 mills ($2.54 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation).

The school district does not expect to borrow from the State to pay debt service on the bonds. The total amount of qualified bonds currently outstanding is $0. The total amount of qualified loans currently outstanding is $0. The estimated computed millage rate may change based on changes in certain circumstances.

(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.)

Inland Lakes Schools Bonding Proposal

Shall Inland Lakes Schools, Cheboygan County, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Twenty-Nine Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($29,500,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor, in one or more series, for the purpose of: remodeling, furnishing and refurnishing, and equipping and reequipping school facilities; acquiring and installing instructional technology and instructional technology equipment for school facilities; erecting, furnishing, and equipping a new maintenance/storage building, and a new equipment storage structure; purchasing school buses; and remodeling, preparing, developing, improving, and equipping athletic fields, athletic facilities, playgrounds, and sites?

The following is for informational purposes only:

The estimated millage that will be levied for the proposed bonds in 2022, under current law, is 0.21 mill ($0.21 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation), for a -0- mill net increase over the prior year’s levy. The maximum number of years the bonds of any series may be outstanding, exclusive of any refunding, is thirty (30) years. The estimated simple average annual millage anticipated to be required to retire this bond debt is 1.94 mills ($1.94 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation).

The school district does not expect to borrow from the State to pay debt service on the bonds. The total amount of qualified bonds currently outstanding is $2,150,000. The total amount of qualified loans currently outstanding is $-0-. The estimated computed millage rate may change based on changes in certain circumstances.

(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.)

Pellston Public Schools Sinking Fund Millage Renewal Proposal

This proposal will allow Pellston Public Schools to continue to levy the building and site sinking fund millage that expires with the 2022 tax levy.

Shall the currently authorized sinking fund millage which may be assessed against all property in Pellston Public Schools, Emmet and Cheboygan Counties, Michigan, be renewed at the rate of 1.5 mills ($1.50 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2023 to 2027, inclusive, to continue to provide for a sinking fund for school security improvements, for the construction or repair of school buildings, for the acquisition or upgrading of technology, and for all other purposes authorized by law; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2023 is approximately $522,201 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2022 tax levy)?

Pickford Public Schools Bonding Proposal

Shall Pickford Public Schools, Chippewa and Mackinac Counties, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Three Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($3,500,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor, for the purpose of: erecting an addition to the school building; remodeling the school building; and preparing, developing, and improving the site?

The following is for informational purposes only:

The estimated millage that will be levied for the proposed bonds in 2023 is 1.17 mills ($1.17 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a 0.50 mill net increase over the prior year’s levy. The maximum number of years the bonds may be outstanding, exclusive of any refunding, is twenty-four (24) years. The estimated simple average annual millage anticipated to be required to retire this bond debt is 1.57 mills ($1.57 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation).

The school district does not expect to borrow from the State to pay debt service on the bonds. The total amount of qualified bonds currently outstanding is $8,450,000. The total amount of qualified loans currently outstanding is $0. The estimated computed millage rate may change based on changes in certain circumstances.

(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.)

Crawford AuSable School District Bonding Proposal

Shall Crawford AuSable School District, Crawford, Otsego and Kalkaska Counties, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Twenty-One Million Two Hundred Seventy-Five Thousand Dollars ($21,275,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor, in one or more series, for the purpose of: erecting, completing, remodeling, and equipping and reequipping, school buildings, including an addition to Grayling Middle School, structures and other facilities, and parts of and additions to those facilities, including school security improvements and secure entrances to school buildings; furnishing and refurnishing new and remodeled school buildings; preparing, developing, and improving sites for school buildings, including structures, playgrounds and other facilities; purchasing school buses; and acquiring, installing, and equipping and reequipping school buildings for instructional technology?

The following is for informational purposes only:

The estimated millage that will be levied for the proposed bonds in 2022 is 0.70 mill ($0.70 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a 0.25 mill net increase over the prior year’s levy. The maximum number of years the bonds of any series may be outstanding, exlusive of any refunding, is twenty (20) years. The estimated simple average annual millage anticipated to be required to retire this bond debt is 1.88 mills ($1.88 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.)

Harbor Springs Public Schools Bonding Proposal 

Shall Harbor Springs Public Schools, County of Emmet, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Forty-One Million Eight Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($41,850,000) and issue its general obligation, unlimited tax bonds therefor, in one or more series, for the purpose of defraying the cost of:

  • erecting and completing a new school building to replace an existing elementary school;
  • erecting, furnishing and equipping additions to, and partially remodeling, furnishing and refurnishing and equipping and re-equipping school district facilities including infrastructure, safety and security improvements;
  • acquiring and installing instructional technology, technology infrastructure and equipment in new and existing school district facilities;
  • erecting, preparing, developing, improving and equipping athletic fields, structures, playgrounds, play fields and other facilities including, without limitation, the installation of synthetic turf at Ottawa Stadium and improvements to the School District’s community swimming pool; and
  • preparing, developing, improving and reconfiguring sites including, without limitation, driveways, parking lots and sidewalks?

The following is for informational purposes only:

The annual debt millage required to pay the debt service on the School District’s proposed and outstanding bonds is estimated to remain at or below the 2021 levy of 2.5 mills.  The estimated millage that will be levied for the proposed bonds in 2022 is 0.40 mills ($0.40 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation)  and the estimated simple average annual millage anticipated to be required to retire the proposed bonds is 1.60 mills ($1.60 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation).  The bonds may be issued in one or more series, payable in not to exceed 20 years from the date of issue for each of such series, exclusive of any refunding.

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

Chippewa Hills School District Operating Millage Renewal Proposal

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 1.5 mills are only available to be levied to restore millage lost as a 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 limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Chippewa Hills School District, Mecosta, Isabella and Osceola Counties, Michigan, be increased by 19.5 mills ($19.50 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 4 years, 2023 to 2026, 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 2023 is approximately $6,480,000?

Gratiot-Isabella Regional Education Service District Area Career and Technical Education Millage Renewal Proposal

This proposal will allow the intermediate school district to continue to levy millage previously approved by the electors for area career and technical education programs.

Shall the currently authorized millage rate limitation of 1 mill ($1.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Gratiot-Isabella Regional Education Service District, Michigan, to provide funds for area career and technical education programs, be renewed for a period of 10 years, 2023 to 2032, inclusive; the estimate of the revenue the intermediate school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2023 is approximately $3,307,613 from local property taxes authorized herein (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2022 tax levy)?

Kalkaska Public School Operating Millage Proposal 

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 full revenue per pupil foundation allowance and restores millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the Michigan Constitution of 1963.

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 Kalkaska Public Schools, Kalkaska County, Michigan, be renewed by 18.8025 mills ($18.8025 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 9 years, 2023 to 2031, inclusive, and also be increased by .1975 mill ($0.1975 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 9 years, 2023 to 2031, 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 2023 is approximately $6,724,477 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2022 levy and a restoration of millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the “Headlee” amendment to the Michigan Constitution of 1963)?

Excelsior District No.1, Excelsior Township (Crawford School) Operating Millage Proposal

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 1 mill is only available to be levied to restore millage lost as a 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 limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Excelsior District No. 1, Excelsior Township (Crawford School), Kalkaska County, Michigan, be increased by 19 mills ($19.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2022 to 2026, 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 2022 is approximately $139,391?

Kaleva Norman Dickson School District Operating Millage Proposal 

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 full revenue per pupil foundation allowance and restores millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the Michigan Constitution of 1963.

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 Kaleva Norman Dickson School District, Manistee, Lake and Mason Counties, Michigan, be renewed by 18.3867 mills ($18.3867 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2023 to 2027, inclusive, and also be increased by .3413 mill ($0.3413 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2023 to 2027, 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 2023 is approximately $2,525,000 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2022 levy and a restoration of millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the “Headlee” amendment to the Michigan Constitution of 1963)?

Leland Public School Operating Millage Renewal Proposal 

This proposal will allow the school district to continue to levy its authorized operating millage 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 Leland Public School, Leelanau County, Michigan, be increased by 10.9013 mills ($10.9013 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for the year 2022, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2022 is approximately $4,322,709 (this is a renewal of millage that expired with the 2021 tax levy)?

Leland Public School Sinking Fund Millage Proposal 

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Leland Public School, Leelanau County, Michigan, be increased by and the board of education be authorized to levy not to exceed .5 mill ($0.50 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2022 to 2026, inclusive, to create a sinking fund for the remodeling or repair of school buildings, for school security improvements, for the acquisition or upgrading of technology, and for all other purposes authorized by law; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2022 is approximately $337,637?

St. Ignace Area Schools Operating Millage Renewal Proposal 

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 and renews millage that will expire with the 2022 tax levy.

Shall the currently authorized millage rate limitation of 18.164 mills ($18.164 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in St. Ignace Area Schools, Mackinac County, Michigan, be renewed for a period of 4 years, 2023 to 2026, 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 2023 is approximately $1,600,000 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2022 tax levy)?

Onekama Consolidated Schools Operating Millage Renewal Proposal 

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 and renews millage that will expire with the 2022 tax levy.

Shall the currently authorized millage rate limitation of 19.0299 mills ($19.0299 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Onekama Consolidated Schools, Manistee County, Michigan, be renewed for a period of 5 years, 2023 to 2027, 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 2023 is approximately $3,240,000 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2022 tax levy)?

Bear Lake Schools Operating Millage Renewal Proposal 

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 and renews millage that will expire with the 2022 tax levy.

Shall the currently authorized millage rate limitation of 18.9530 mills ($18.9530 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Bear Lake Schools, Manistee County, Michigan, be renewed for a period of 5 years, 2023 to 2027, 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 2023 is approximately $970,000 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2022 tax levy)?

Ludington Area School District Sinking Fund Millage Renewal Proposal 

This proposal will allow the school district to continue to levy the building and site sinking fund millage that expires with the 2022 tax levy.

Shall the currently authorized millage rate of .25 mill ($0.25 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) which may be assessed against all property in Ludington Area School District, Mason County, Michigan, be renewed for a period of 10 years, 2023 to 2032, inclusive, to continue to provide for a sinking fund for the construction or repair of school buildings and all other purposes authorized by law; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2023 is approximately $369,565 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2022 tax levy)?

Mason County Central School District Bonding Proposal 

Shall Mason County Central School District, Mason, Lake and Oceana Counties, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Thirty-Three Million Six Hundred Thirty-Five Thousand Dollars ($33,635,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor, in one or more series, for the purpose of: erecting, furnishing, and equipping additions to school facilities; remodeling, furnishing and refurnishing, and equipping and re-equipping school facilities; acquiring and installing instructional technology and instructional technology equipment for school facilities; erecting, furnishing, and equipping a stadium restroom building; and remodeling, preparing, developing, improving, and equipping playgrounds, play fields, athletic fields, athletic facilities, and sites?

The following is for informational purposes only:

The estimated millage that will be levied for the proposed bonds in 2022, under current law, is 1.95 mills ($1.95 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation). The maximum number of years the bonds of any series may be outstanding, exclusive of any refunding, is twenty-five (25) years. The estimated simple average annual millage anticipated to be required to retire this bond debt is 3.77 mills ($3.77 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation).

The school district does not expect to borrow from the State to pay debt service on the bonds. The total amount of qualified bonds currently outstanding is $4,100,000. The total amount of qualified loans currently outstanding is $-0-. The estimated computed millage rate may change based on changes in certain circumstances.

(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.)

Big Rapids Public Schools Operating Millage Renewal Proposal 

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.

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 Big Rapids Public Schools, Mecosta and Newaygo Counties, Michigan, be increased by 18 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for the year 2022, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2022 is approximately $4,033,436 (this is a renewal of millage that expired with the 2021 tax levy)?

Lakeview Community Schools Bonding Proposal

Shall Lakeview Community Schools, Montcalm, Mecosta and Kent Counties, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Thirty-Three Million Six Hundred Thirty Thousand Dollars ($33,600,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor, in one or more series, for the purpose of: remodeling, including security improvements to, furnishing and refurnishing and equipping and re-equipping school buildings and facilities; acquiring and installing instructional technology and instructional technology equipment for school buildings; purchasing school buses; and developing and improving athletic facilities, driveways, parking areas, and sites?

The following is for informational purposes only:

The estimated millage that will be levied for the proposed bonds in 2022 is 3.85 mills ($3.85 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a -0- mill net increase over the prior year’s levy. The maximum number of years the bonds of any series may be outstanding, exclusive of any refunding, is twenty-five (25) years. The estimated simple average annual millage anticipated to be required to retire this bond debt is 3.74 mills ($3.74 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation).

The school district does not expect to borrow from the State to pay debt service on the bonds. The total amount of qualified bonds currently outstanding is $10,065,000. The total amount of qualified loans currently outstanding is $0. The estimated computed millage rate may change based on changes in certain circumstances.

(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.)

Newaygo Public School District Operating Millage Proposal

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 full revenue per pupil foundation allowance and restores millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the Michigan Constitution of 1963.

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 Newaygo Public School District, Newaygo County, Michigan, be renewed by 17.6784 mills ($17.6784 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 4 years, 2023 to 2026, inclusive, and also be increased by .3216 mill ($0.3216 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 4 years, 2023 to 2026, 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 2023 is approximately $3,500,000 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2022 levy and a restoration of millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the “Headlee” amendment to the Michigan Constitution of 1963)?

Grant Public Schools Bonding Proposal

Shall Grant Public Schools, Newaygo, Kent and Muskegon Counties, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Fifteen Million One Hundred Twenty Thousand Dollars ($15,120,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor, for the purpose of: remodeling, furnishing and refurnishing, and equipping and re-equipping school buildings; and preparing, developing, improving, and equipping playgrounds, athletic fields, and sites?

The following is for informational purposes only:

The estimated millage that will be levied for the proposed bonds in 2022, under current law, is 1.80 mills ($1.80 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation). The maximum number of years the bonds may be outstanding, exclusive of any refunding, is twenty-five (25) years. The estimated simple average annual millage anticipated to be required to retire this bond debt is 2.21 mills ($2.21 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation).

The school district does not expect to borrow from the State to pay debt service on the bonds. The total amount of qualified bonds currently outstanding is $1,705,000. The total amount of qualified loans currently outstanding is $-0-. The estimated computed millage rate may change based on changes in certain circumstances.

(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.)

Whittemore-Prescott Area Schools Operating Millage Renewal Proposal 

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 1.877 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 Whittemore-Prescott Area Schools, Iosco, Ogemaw and Arenac Counties, Michigan, be renewed by 19.877 mills ($19.877 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 6 years, 2023 to 2028, 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 2023 is approximately $1,975,129 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2022 tax levy)?

Moran Township School District Operating Millage Renewal Proposal 

This proposal will allow the school district to continue to levy the statutory rate of 16.8734 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 Moran Township School District, Mackinac County, Michigan, be increased by 16.8734 mills ($16.8734 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 3 years, 2022, 2023 and 2024, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2022 is approximately $2,556,951 (this is a renewal of millage that expired with the 2021 tax levy)?

 

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