The Republican Party of Washtenaw County wants you to know that it is OK to say NO to Proposal 1 on the May 3, 2016 county wide ballot.
Help us defeat this proposal.
To register to make calls visit: http://www.wash-gop.com/prop1
Proposal 1 is an end-around by-pass of the school tax limitations approved by the voters and defined in Proposal A of 1994
Despite the use of the name Washtenaw Intermediate School District (WISD), none of the proposed tax increase will go to increase services for Special Needs Students
The May 3, 2016 Ballot Proposal 1 in Washtenaw County would increase taxes by 1.5 mils and an estimated 22 million dollars on the citizens of Washtenaw County
Proposal 1 would increase property taxes on a $200,000 home by $150 per year on top of the already large amount of taxes being paid in Washtenaw communities
The tax burden on Washtenaw County citizens is huge and growing (see page 2 published handout from Washtenaw County Commission working session April 7,2016 which may be found here
Factoring in the proposed investments for fiscal year 2017, the governor has invested an additional $1.4 billion in the state’s K-12 education system since taking office in 2011. *
* EXECUTIVE BUDGET Fiscal Years 2017 and 2018, Page A-4
It is OK to say NO on Proposal 1