Brought to you by Election Magic February 24, 2015 Special Election - 2/24/2015

Proposal Text

Kelloggsville Public Schools -- Bonding Proposal

BONDING PROPOSAL Shall Kelloggsville Public School District, Kent County, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Thirty-Three Million Nine Hundred Thousand Dollars ($33,900,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor, for the purpose of: partially remodeling, furnishing and refurnishing, equipping and re-equipping school facilities; acquiring, installing and equipping instructional technology for school facilities; erecting, furnishing and equipping additions to the high school; constructing, equipping, developing and improving athletic and physical education facilities and playfields; purchasing school buses; constructing a storage/warehouse building; and acquiring, developing and improving sites? The following is for informational purposes only: The estimated millage that will be levied for the proposed bonds in 2015, under current law, is 7.32 mills ($7.32 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a -0- net increse in debt millage. 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 6.14 mills ($6.14 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.)

Tri County Area Schools -- Millage Proposal

MILLAGE PROPOSAL, BUILDING AND SITE SINKING FUND TAX LEVY Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Tri County Area Schools, Montcalm, Kent and Newaygo Counties, Michigan, be increased by and the board of education be authorized to levy not to exceed 1.5 mills ($1.50 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2015 to 2019, inclusive, to create 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 2015 is approximately $549,955?