"Vote from the bottom up," recommends the Michigan Education Association (MEA), for a very good reason. On November 6, a YES vote on the very last item on the ballot called Operation Millage Renewal Proposal is critical for operational funding purposes in the Huron Valley School District. As suggested, I will start voting from the bottom of my extensive ballot and work my way up to the top so as to not overlook this vitally important renewal.
The 18 mills levied by this millage on commercial and industrial properties and second homes will simply be renewed, not increased and will not affect primary residences at all unless it is turned down in which case Huron Valley Schools stands to lose $9 million a year, for the next 10 years! If passed, one tenth of the school district's budget will be saved, for the next 10 years, which will also protect your own property value by avoiding massive cuts for students, impacting the quality of education offered in our community.
Remember, "Vote from the bottom up," as recommended by the MEA. Your YES vote will help to protect your property value without having to pay additional taxes and will continue to ensure the quality of the Huron Valley School District.
Retired HVS Teacher
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