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Voters approve 2 out of 5 proposals

Voters on Tuesday, May 7, determined future funding for several Cass County school districts.
Posted on May 7, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

CASS COUNTY — Voters on Tuesday, May 7, determined future funding for five Cass County school districts.

Cassopolis Public Schools

A millage renewal for Cassopolis Schools was passed by a vote of 274-114. The measure continues the current millage rate at 19.734 mills, or $19.734 on each $1,000 of taxable property value through 2018. The millage will collect an estimated $3,095,195 in the first year.

Edwardsburg Public Schools

A millage renewal for Edwardsburg Public Schools was passed by a vote of 256-113. The measure continues the current millage rate at 18 mills, or $18 on each $1,000 of taxable property value for the year 2013. The millage will collect an estimated $1,650,606 this year.

Marcellus Community Schools

A $15.62 million bond proposal for school facilities, technology and transportation improvements was rejected by a vote of 482-308.

The bond was proposed to fund improvements to school facilities, technology and transportation.

White Pigeon Community Schools

A millage renewal for White Pigeon Schools was passed by a vote of 400-363.

The measure will continue the district’s current millage rate of 19.4828 mills, or $19.4828 on each $1,000 of taxable property value through 2018.

Three Rivers Community Schools

A millage increase of 0.5 mills for Three Rivers Community Schools was passed by a vote of 332-128.

The measure raises the current millage rate of 17.7242 mills, or $17.7242 for each $1,000 of taxable property value, to 18.2242 mills through the year 2033.




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