August 7, 2018 - Ballot Proposals
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August 7, 2018 - Ballot Proposals


 City of Brighton - Public Streets and Related Infrastructure Improvements Headlee Override

Shall the City of Brighton, for the purpose of reconstructing and maintaining public streets and related infrastructure, be authorized to levy a new millage of 4.3466 mills per $1,000.00 of taxable value for a period of 10 years, beginning 2019 through 2028, inclusive? This millage represents a restoration of the previously voter-approved Charter millage of 20 mills per $1,000.00 of taxable value, and is an increase over the current 15.6534 mills per $1,000.00 of taxable value levied by the City, which has been reduced by the Headlee Amendment (MCL 211.34). The proposal would generate approximately $1,850,000 per year, beginning July of 2019, subject to any future reductions of the Headlee Amendment.

 Cohoctah Township - Renewal of Road Millage

A PROPOSAL FOR RENEWAL OF ROAD MILLAGE FOR THE TOWNSHIP OF COHOCTAH TO PROVIDE FUNDS, 1.5 MILLS ($1.50 PER $1000 OF TAXABLE VALUE) FOR THE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF DUST CONTROL AND IMPROVEMENTS AND MAINTENANCE OF PUBLIC ROADS IN COHOCTAH TOWNSHIP FOR A PERIOD OF FOUR YEARS FROM 2019 THROUGH 2022 INCLUSIVE.

Shall the previous voted millage, due to expire in 2018, in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Cohoctah Township, of 1.5 mills ($1.50 per $1,000.00 of taxable value), be renewed at  the original voted 1.5 mills ($1.50 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) and levied for four years, 2019 thru 2022 inclusive, for dust control, maintenance and improvements of roads in Cohoctah Township, raising an estimated $167,908 in the first year the millage is levied.

 Hamburg Township - Police Millage Proposal

Shall Hamburg Township be allowed to levy against all property in the township for the purpose of providing funds for the operation of Police services in the township in an amount not to exceed 2.5 mills ($2.50 on each $1000.00 of taxable valuation) for a period of ten (10) years, 2018 to 2027 inclusive. If approved by the voters, the existing Police millage would be retired. If approved by the voters, the estimated revenue that would be collected in the first calendar year is $2,586,284.75.

 Handy Township - Road Millage Renewal Proposal

A RENEWAL OF THE ROAD MILLAGE FOR THE TOWNSHIP OF HANDY TO PROVIDE FUNDS, ONE MILL ($1 PER $1000 OF TAXABLE VALUE) FOR THE IMPROVEMENT, MAINTENANCE, AND DUST CONTROL OF PUBLIC ROADS IN HANDY TOWNSHIP FOR A PERIOD OF FOUR YEARS BEGINNING DECEMBER 1, 2019, THROUGH DECEMBER 1, 2022, INCLUSIVE.

Shall the previous voted increase in the 15 mill tax limitation and levy as reduced by the required millage rollback which last resulted in a levy of one mill ($1 per $1000 of taxable value) upon the taxable real and tangible personal property within said Township, be renewed for levy for the period of December 1, 2019, through December 1, 2022 for improvements, maintenance, and dust control of public roads in the Township of Handy outside of the Village of Fowlerville which levy will raise in the first year of the levy the estimated sum of $179,545.90.

 Howell Township - Road Millage Renewal Proposal

To renew .9345 mill ($.9345 per $1,000 of taxable value) (the previously authorized 1.0 mill levy reduced by the required millage rollback) for the improvement and maintenance of public roads in Howell Township for a period of four years beginning January 1, 2019 and ending December 31, 2022.

Shall the previous limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be assessed against all property in the Township of Howell, County of Livingston, State of Michigan, as provided by section 6, Article 9, of the Constitution of the State of Michigan, in the amount of 1 mill ($1 per $1,000 per taxable valuation) for a renewal period of four (4) years, commencing January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2022; the proceeds of the levy thereof to be used for the funding of the improvement and maintenance of public roads in the Township of Howell, Livingston County, State of Michigan, which renewal will raise in the first year of such levy an estimated $313,100?

 Village of Fowlerville - Mosquito Control Program Millage Proposal

For the purpose of reauthorizing funding to continue the Village's Mosquito Control Program, shall the authorized millage of the Village of Fowlerville upon taxable real and tangible personal property within said Village, be increased, and shall the Village be authorized to levy, up to 0.6500 of one (1) mill ($0.6500 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a period of four (4) years, 2019 through 2022, inclusive?

If approved and levied in full, this millage will raise an estimated $54,600 for the Village's Mosquito Control Program in the first year of the levy based on taxable value. As required by law, a small portion of the millage may also be disbursed to the Fowlerville Downtown Development Authority and Local Development Finance Authority.

 Fowlerville Community Schools - Operating Millage Renewal Proposal

This proposal will allow the school district to continue to levy the statutory rate of not to exceed 18 mills on all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, required for the school district to receive its revenue per pupil foundation allowance.

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Fowlerville Community Schools, Livingston, Ingham and Shiawassee Counties, Michigan, be increased by 18.794 mills ($18.794 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 4 years, 2019 to 2022, inclusive, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and 18 mills are levied in 2019 is approximately $2,195,188 (this is a renewal of millage that expired with the 2018 tax levy)?

 Shiawassee Regional Education Service District - Special Education Millage Proposal (Restoration of Headlee Reduction)

This proposal requests additional millage to permit the continued levy by the intermediate school district of the maximum mills for special education previously approved by the electors.

Shall the current limitation on the annual property tax rate for the education of students with a disability in Shiawassee Regional Education Service District, Michigan, be increased by .5882 mill ($0.5882 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation), for a period of 20 years, 2018 to 2037, inclusive (this increase will allow the intermediate school district to levy the rate of 4.2330 mills previously approved by the electors which has been reduced as required by the Michigan Constitution of 1963); the estimate of the revenue the intermediate school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2018 is approximately $1,143,051 from local property taxes authorized herein?

 Stockbridge Community Schools - Operating Millage Renewal Proposal

This proposal will allow the school district to continue to levy the statutory rate of not to exceed 18 mills on all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, required for the school district to receive its revenue per pupil foundation allowance. The remaining 5.2595 mills are only available to be levied to restore millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the “Headlee” amendment to the Michigan Constitution of 1963 and will only be levied to the extent necessary to restore that reduction.

Shall the currently authorized millage rate limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Stockbridge Community Schools, Ingham, Jackson, Livingston and Washtenaw Counties, Michigan, be renewed by 23.2595 mills ($23.2595 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 6 years, 2019 to 2024, inclusive, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and 18 mills are levied in 2019 is approximately $4,909,310 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2018 tax levy)?

 Whitmore Lake Public Schools - Millage Proposal, Building and Site Sinking Fund Tax Levy

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Whitmore Lake Public School District, Washtenaw and Livingston Counties, Michigan, be increased by and the board of education be authorized to levy not to exceed 1 mill ($1.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 10 years, 2018 through 2027, inclusive, to create a sinking fund for the purchase of real estate for sites for and the construction or repair of school buildings, for school security improvements, for the acquisition or upgrading of technology, and all other purposes authorized by law; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2018 is approximately $349,594?