• BALLOT LANGUAGE TO APPEAR ON THE MAY 4, 2021 BALLOT:

    OKEMOS PUBLIC SCHOOLS SINKING FUND MILLAGE PROPOSAL
    Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Okemos Public Schools, Ingham County, Michigan, be increased by and the board of education be authorized to levy not to exceed 0.9861 mill ($0.9861 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 10 years, 2022 to 2031, inclusive, to create a sinking fund for the construction or repair of school buildings, for school security improvements, for the acquisition or upgrading 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 2022 is approximately $1,388,700?

    Full text of the ballot propositions may be obtained at the administrative offices of Okemos Public Schools, 4406 North Okemos Road, Okemos, Michigan 48864-1792, telephone: (517) 706-5000. 

    OKEMOS 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 2021 tax levy.

    Shall the currently authorized millage rate limitation of 19.8661 mills ($19.8661 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 Okemos Public Schools, Ingham County, Michigan, be renewed for a period of 10 years, 2022 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 2022 is approximately $9,317,800 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2021 tax levy)?