What is a “mill” as it relates to the referendum?
Mill is a term that refers to a government tax assessment of $1 per $1,000 of taxable property value. For example, if your home has a taxable value of $100,000, the tax payment per mill is $100 per year.
Many of us believed the Great Recession would be over by now. Our schools can’t take any more budget cuts, and our kids and teachers shouldn’t have to. Seminole County Public Schools has proven to be a strong and trusted steward of taxpayer dollars, and we can count on that to continue.
What can you do?
Education is key to casting an informed vote.
Get the facts and you will see why it is vitally important to vote, whether absentee, early voting or on November 6, Election Day.
MESSAGE FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT
Our school board voted to put the future of our schools in your hands. As superintendent, I urge you to give thoughtful consideration to these two questions:
What will SCPS look like if the referendum is passed?
What will SCPS look like if the referendum fails?
“We’ve already cut more than 750 jobs.
We are running out of things to cut.”
SEMINOLE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT AD VALOREM MILLAGE ELECTION
BALLOT QUESTION: Shall Seminole County School District ad valorem millage be increased by up to one mill beginning July 1, 2013, and ending no more than four (4) fiscal years later on June 30, 2017, for essential operating expenses to: preserve “A” rated academic, vocational, arts, and athletic programs; retain highly qualified teachers; and repair and maintain school buildings with annual reporting to the county’s citizens to ensure fiscal stewardship of the funds?
YES FOR APPROVAL
NO FOR REJECTION
*SOURCE: Center for American Progress www.americanprogress.org Para ver esta información en español vaya a www.scps.us
This document complies with the provisions of s. 106.113, Fla. Stat.; opinions issued by the Division of Elections, Office of the Secretary of State for the
State of Florida; and People Against Tax Revenue Mismanagement v. County of Leon, 583 So.2d 127 (Florida Supreme Ct. 1991)