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Tax Calculator
Click on the link below to calculate how the bond proposal will affect your taxes!

This website will estimate the impact on a taxpayer’s annual tax bill if the bond election is successful, which could potentially be offset by the Michigan Homestead Property Tax Credit.  Below is a summary of the revised Michigan Homestead Property Tax Credit:

Michigan Homestead Property Tax Credit – Households that pay homestead property taxes greater than 3.2% of their annual income may also be eligible for the Michigan’s Homestead Property Tax Credit.  Eligible households may deduct up to 60% (up to 100% for senior citizens, please see the senior credit table below) of the millage increase cost up to a $1,500 Homestead Tax Credit limit.  The eligibility for the credit begins to decrease after household income exceeds $51,001 and ends completely after the household income exceeds $60,001.  Please see the general reduction table and senior credit table below:


Preparing Students for the PROMISE of Tomorrow

                 SCHOOL BOND PROPOSAL
                 Vote Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Why Now?

Baldwin Community Schools has carefully reviewed its near-term and long-term facility needs and has created a plan to address updates that are aligned with our mission. 

Interest rates are currently near historic lows. If the bond proposal is approved by the voters, such low rates would help reduce overall borrowing costs to the taxpayers.

Our Middle-High School building was built in 1955, and the Elementary School in 1999. Even with past updates, at 62 and 20 years old, respectively, many items are at or past their expected useful life. 

Energy-efficient improvements will focus on reducing operating expenses and maintaining a safe and updated learning environment.








29% of



·                     Renovate Junior High School science lab for modern learning

·                     Renovate Senior High School science lab for modern learning

·                     Build fitness center addition

·                     Replace worn flooring in multiple locations

·                     Replace worn ceiling tiles

·                     Replace and upgrade doors for enhanced security







28% of





·                     Replace and upgrade lighting in parking lots and

               emergency and exit locations

·                     Add energy-efficient temperature controls

·                     Replace boilers

·                     Upgrade fire alarm systems

·                     Make energy-efficient upgrades



26% of


·                     Repave deteriorating parking lots and sidewalks

·                     Replace roofing

·                     Build covered walkway connecting band room to HS

·                     Replace doors and hardware

·                     Install energy-efficient windows







9% of Bond

·        Replace worn, unusable classroom furniture

·        Replace cafeteria tables

·        Update computer lab equipment

·        Update weight room equipment




& Athletic


7% of Bond

·        Upgrade playgrounds

·        Install lighting at football field

·        Add bleachers and irrigation to football field


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