• FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • What is the Building and Site Sinking Fund Millage Proposal?

  • Will my taxes increase if the sinking fund is approved?

  • Why does the Ballot Language use the words "increase"? If this is what we are already paying, isn't this a "renewal"?

  • What is a mill?

  • What will the cost to a homeowner be, if the millage is renewed?

  • Is this millage request permanent?

  • How would renewal of the millage benefit students and the community?

  • Why would we need the Sinking Fund to purchase updated technology? Wasn't funding provided in the most recent bond in 2019?

  • What is the difference between a bond and a sinking fund millage?

  • How does Okemos school-related taxes compare to other districts?

  • Do other districts in the area have Building and Site Sinking Funds?

  • Why is it called a sinking fund? Are any of our buildings actually sinking?

  • What can and can't the Building and Site Sinking Fund be used for?

  • Can the Building and Site Sinking Fund be used to pay salaries?

  • How much revenue would be generated by this millage request?