HARTFORD CITY FIRE APPARATUS AND EQUIPMENT RENEWAL Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in the City of Hartford, Van Buren County, Michigan, remain 1.4941 mills ($1.4941 for each $1,000.00) on taxable valuation of real property for the years 2013 and 2014 to provide funds for purchasing fire apparatus and equipment for the use by the Hartford Fire Department; (the estimate of the revenue the City will collect if the millage is renewed and levied for the first year is approximately $43,958.52); this is a renewal of a tax that expired in 2012 and such renewal tax levy to be contingent upon approval by the Township of Hartford of a similar renewal?
HARTFORD CITY WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT IMPROVEMENTS AND UPGRADE Shall the limitation of the total amount of ad valorem taxes be assessed on the taxable valuation for all real and personal property in the City of Hartford, Van Buren County, Michigan, for all purposes, be increased as provided in Article IX, Section 6, of the Constitution of the State of Michigan, by one and eight-tenths (1.8) mills being $1.80 on each $1,000.00 taxable valuation for a period of forty (40) years commencing with the 2017 tax year, for the sewer plant upgrade? It is anticipated that the revenue collected by the City of Hartford as a result of this proposal will be approximately $59,101.29 in the first calendar year of the levy. This levy if approved would not start until the previous millage expires in 2016.
SOUTH HAVEN CITY SOUTH HAVEN CITY CHARTER AMENDMENT ELIMINATING TERM LIMITS FOR MEMBERS OF BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS Shall Chapter 4, Section 4.15 of the City Charter be amended to provide that members of all boards and commissions may serve on the same body without term limits? This amendment is proposed for the purpose of eliminating the City Charter requirement that members of all boards and commissions shall be limited to serving two (2) consecutive terms.
SOUTH HAVEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL PROPOSAL This proposal will allow the school district to continue 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. The remaining 3 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 limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in South Haven Public Schools, Van Buren and Allegan Counties, Michigan, be increased by 21 mills ($21.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2014 to 2018, 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 2014 is approximately $7,325,040 (this is a partial renewal of millage which expired with the 2013 tax levy)?
LEWIS CASS INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT SPECIAL EDUCATION MILLAGE PROPOSAL (RESTORATION OF HEADLEE REDUCTION) This proposal requests additional millage to permit the continued levy by the intermediate school district of 2.50 mills for special education previously approved by the electors. The revenue raised by the proposed millage will be levied and collected by the intermediate school district and will be used to fund special education services to students with disabilities who attend local schools. Shall the current charter limitation on the annual property tax rate for the education of students with a disability in Lewis Cass Intermediate School District, Michigan, be increased by .4709 mill ($0.4709 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation), for a period of 20 years, 2013 to 2032, inclusive, (this increase will allow the intermediate school district to levy the maximum rate previously approved by the electors which has been reduced as 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 2013 is approximately $707,161 from local property taxes authorized herein?