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August 2, 2016 - Proposals

WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE - 1 PROPOSAL

WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE

MILLAGE RENEWAL AND RESTORATION

This proposal authorizes Washtenaw Community College to levy 0.85 mill for operating purposes for 10 years.  Of the .85 mill, .8332 represents a renewal of the 0.85 mill authorization approved by the electors in 2004, which expired with the 2016 tax levy and 0.0168 mill represents a restoration of the portion of the same authority which was reduced by application of the Headlee Amendment.

Shall the limitation on the total amount of taxes which may be imposed on taxable property within the Washtenaw Community College district, State of Michigan, be increased by 0.85 mill ($0.85 per $1,000 of Taxable Valuation) for a period of 10 years, the years 2017 through 2026 inclusive, to provide funds for operating purposes?  Of the 0.85 mill, 0.8332 represents a renewal of that portion of a 0.85 mill authorization previously approved by the electors as reduced by operation of the Headlee Amendment, and 0.0168 represents new millage in the amount equal to the amount reduced by operation of the Headlee Amendment.  It is estimated that the 0.85 mill would raise $12,500,000 for the College when first levied in 2017.

 

CITY OF ANN ARBOR - 1 PROPOSAL

ANN ARBOR CITY CHARTER AMENDMENT

TAX FOR STREET AND BRIDGE REPAIR

AND FOR SIDEWALK REPAIR AND CONSTRUCTION

Shall the Charter be amended to authorize a new tax up to 2.125 mills for street and bridge repair and for sidewalk repair and construction for 2017 through 2021 to replace the previously authorized tax up to 2.125 mills for street and bridge reconstruction and resurfacing and for sidewalk repair for 2012 through 2016, which will raise in the first year of levy the estimated revenue of $11,249,000?

 

CITY OF MILAN - 1 PROPOSAL

City of Milan

 Library Millage Proposal

Shall the City of Milan, Counties of Washtenaw and Monroe,  Michigan, be authorized to levy a new additional millage in an amount not to exceed .25 mill ($.25 on each $1,000 of taxable value) against all taxable property within the City of Milan for a period of seven (7) years, 2017 to 2023, inclusive, for the purpose of operating, maintaining and equipping the Milan Public Library and for all other library purposes authorized by law?  The estimate of the revenue the City will collect if the millage is approved and levied by the City in the 2017 calendar year is approximately $38,000.

 

CITY OF YPSILANTI -  1 PROPOSAL

WATER STREET DEBT MILLAGE PROPOSAL

Shall the City of Ypsilanti be authorized to pledge its unlimited tax full faith and credit for payment of its Limited Tax General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2016A (Taxable), which are outstanding in the principal amount of $8,240,000 payable through 2031, which were issued for the purpose of financing and refinancing capital improvement costs relating to the Water Street Redevelopment Project?  The estimated millage to be levied in 2017 is 2.30 mills ($2.30 per $1,000 of taxable value) and the estimated simple average annual millage rate required to retire the bonds is 2.3 mills ($2.30 per $1,000 of taxable value).

 

ANN ARBOR TOWNSHIP - 1 PROPOSAL

Proposal to Renew Ann Arbor Township Public Safety Millage

Shall the existing previously voted increase in the authorized charter millage for Ann Arbor Charter Township, Washtenaw County, Michigan of up to 3.98 mills for police and fire protection services, which expires on December 31, 2016, be renewed and levied for another five years (2017 through  2021 inclusive) in an amount not to exceed 3.98 mills on taxable real and personal property  ($3.98 per $1000 of taxable value) to continue to provide funding for operating, equipping, upgrading, maintaining, constructing, purchasing or any other purpose authorized by law for fire or police protection services, raising an estimated $2,013,000 in the 2017 calendar year?

 

AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP - 1 PROPOSAL

AUGUSTA CHARTER TOWNSHIP

FARMLAND AND OPEN SPACE LAND PRESERVATION MILLAGE QUESTION

Shall Augusta Charter Township impose an increase of 0.1 mill (10¢ per $1,000 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy it for ten (10) years, 2016 through 2025 inclusive, to permanently preserve farmland, open space, wildlife habitat and scenic views, protect drinking water sources and the water quality of rivers and streams, and construct and maintain new parks, recreational areas and trails by voluntarily purchasing land or interests in land within the Township, raising an estimated $20,107.47 in 2016?

 

SALINE TOWNSHIP - 1 PROPOSAL

RENEWAL OF ROAD MAINTENANCE MILLAGE

Shall the expired previous voted increase in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Saline Township, of 1.0 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to 0.9988 mills ($0.9988 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at and increased up to the original voted 1 mil ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for four (4) years, 2017 through 2020 inclusive, for maintenance of roads within Saline Township, raising an estimated eighty-four thousand six hundred sixty-six dollars ($84,666) in the first year the millage is levied.

 

WHITMORE LAKE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT - 2 Proposals

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 and renews millage that will expire with the 2016 tax levy.

Shall the currently authorized millage rate limitation of 19.4972 mills ($19.4972 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Whitmore Lake Public School District, Washtenaw and Livingston Counties, Michigan, be renewed for a period of 10 years, 2017 to 2026, inclusive, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2017 is approximately $2,028,912 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2016 tax levy)?

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 3 years, 2016, 2017 and 2018, to create a sinking fund for the purchase of real estate for sites for, and the construction or repair of school buildings 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 2016 is approximately $335,428?

 

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