This proposal will allow the District Library to levy additional millage in the City of Belleville, Charter Township of Van Buren, and Township of Sumpter for library operating purposes.

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all taxable property within the geographic boundaries of the Belleville Area District Library, Wayne County, Michigan, be increased by 0.75 mill ($0.75 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 20 years, 2017 to 2036, inclusive, to provide funds for library operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the District Library will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2017 is approximately $1,051,307, of which the District Library will receive $947,859 and the following entities will capture a portion of the revenues: Belleville Downtown Development Authority ($18,398), Van Buren Township Downtown Development Authority ($56,350), and Van Buren Township Local Development Financing Authority ($28,701)?

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