August 7, 2012 Proposals - All

Augusta Township

Manchester Township

Sylvan Township

Superior Township

York Township

Jackson Intermediate School District

 

Augusta Township (1 Proposal)

Farmland and Open Space Land Preservation Millage

To permanently preserve farmland and open space throughout the Township by providing funding for the voluntary purchase of land or interest in land.

Shall the Charter Township of Augusta, Washtenaw County, Michigan, permanently preserve farmland, open space, wildlife habitat, scenic views and protect drinking water sources and the water quality of rivers and streams and to create opportunities to provide new parks, recreational areas and trails by funding the voluntary purchase of land or interest in land throughout the Township, and enable the Township to take advantage of matching funds in the County of Washtenaw and elsewhere, by increasing the authorized millage for ad valorem taxes on real and tangible personal property for the Charter Township of Augusta by 0.1 mills ($0.10 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a period of ten (10) years from 2012 through 2021 inclusive. In the first year the estimated revenue will be $20,016.00?

 

Manchester Township (1 Proposal)

Extra Voted Operating Millage (Increase)

Shall Manchester Township impose an increase of up to 0.65 mills ($0.65 per $1,000 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Manchester Township and levy it for 5 years, for the period of 2012 through 2016 inclusive, for the purpose to provide fire protection services within Manchester Township, which 0.65 mills increase will raise in the first year the millage is levied an estimated $113,100 of which a portion may be disbursed to such other or fewer local units of government as the Township Board determines appropriate.

Sylvan Township (1 Proposal)

PROPOSAL FOR NEW MILLAGE INCREASE

FOR THE TOWNSHIP OF SYLVAN

Shall the limitation upon the total amount of general ad valorem taxes imposed upon real and tangible personal property for all purposes in any one year under the Michigan Constitution be increased in the Township of Sylvan, Washtenaw County, Michigan, by 4.40 mills (which is equal to $4.40 per $1,000 of taxable value of all such property) for a period of twenty (20) years, 2013 through 2032, inclusive, for the purpose of paying the Township’s $9,775,000.00 obligation to Washtenaw County and $1,213,000.00 to the Washtenaw County Treasurer?  The amount of revenue the Township will collect if that millage is approved and levied by the Township in the first year is estimated to be $780,263.90. The proposed millage is a new additional millage, the revenue from which would be disbursed to the County of Washtenaw.

 

Superior Township (3 Proposals)

SUPERIOR TOWNSHIP RENEWAL OF FIRE MILLAGE

Shall the expired previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in the Charter Township of Superior of 3.0 mills ($3.00 per $1,000 of taxable value), be renewed at 3.0 mills ($3.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for 3 years, 2012 through 2014 inclusive, for the purpose of providing additional revenue for fire protection and prevention, which increase will raise an estimated $ 1,655,352 in the first year the millage is levied? A portion of the second and third year millage levied on Hyundai’s new construction only will be disbursed to the Local Development Finance Authority of the Charter Township of Superior.

SUPERIOR TOWNSHIP RENEWAL OF LAW ENFORCEMENT MILLAGE

Shall the expired previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in the Charter Township of Superior of 2.25 mills ($2.25 per $1,000 of taxable value), be renewed at 2.25 mills ($2.25 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for 3 years, 2012 through 2014 inclusive, for the purpose of for law enforcement, which increase will raise an estimated $1,241,514 in the first year the millage is levied? A portion of the second and third year millage levied on Hyundai’s new construction only will be disbursed to the Local Development Finance Authority of the Charter Township of Superior.

SUPERIOR TOWNSHIP MASTER PLAN AND ZONING ORDINANCE DEFENSE MILLAGE

Shall the limitation on the total general ad valorem taxes which may be assessed in any one year upon real and tangible personal property in the Charter Township of Superior, Washtenaw County, Michigan, as provided by Article IX, Section 6, of the Michigan Constitution, be increased by 0.25 mills ($0.25 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a period of three years, 2012 through 2014, inclusive, for costs associated with defending the Township Master Plan and Zoning Ordinance, which may include the purchase of development rights and conservation easements and shall the Township levy this millage increase for those purposes, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $ 137,945? A portion of the second and third year millage levied on Hyundai’s new construction only will be disbursed to the Local Development Finance Authority of the Charter Township of Superior.

Should this proposal be approved?  

 

York Township (1 Proposal)

York Charter Township Tax Limitation &

Levy Proposal (Public Safety Renewal)

 

Shall the previous voted increase, expiring December 31, 2012, in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Charter Township of York, of one-half (1/2) mills ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to one-half (1/2) mills ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at and increased up to the original voted one-half (1/2) mills ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for six (6) years, 2013 through 2018 inclusive, for public safety, raising an estimated $185,202.00 in the first year the millage is levied.

 

Jackson Intermediate School District (1 Proposal)

SPECIAL EDUCATION MILLAGE PROPOSAL

This proposal will increase the levy by the intermediate school district of special education millage previously approved by the electors.

Shall the limitation on the annual property tax previously approved by the electors of Jackson County Intermediate School District, Michigan, for the education of students with a disability be increased by 1.55 mills ($1.55 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation), for a period of 6 years, 2012 to 2017, inclusive (0.9 mill of the above is a renewal of millage which expires with the 2012 tax levy and 0.65 mill is a millage increase, in part to restore previous Headlee reductions);  the estimate of the increased revenue the intermediate school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $2,693,502 from local property taxes authorized herein?

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