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Lodi Twp: Notice of Election 8-6-24

NOTICE OF ELECTION
LODI TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN
AUGUST 6, 2024, PRIMARY ELECTION
To the qualified electors of Lodi Township:

Notice is hereby given that a primary election will be held in Lodi Township on Tuesday, August 6, 2024. The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the following locations (all accessible for voters with disabilities):
LODI TOWNSHIP:
Precinct 1 – Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Building A, 5055 Ann Arbor Saline Road., Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Precinct 2 – Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Building A, 5055 Ann Arbor Saline Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

For the purposes of nominating a candidate to the following offices:
United States Senator, Rep. in Congress, 6 th District, Rep. in State Legislature: 33 rd District, Prosecuting Attorney, County Sheriff, County Clerk/Register of Deeds, County Treasurer, County Water Resources Commissioner, County Commissioner 3rd District, Lodi Township Supervisor, Clerk, Treasurer, 4 Trustees and for the purposes of electing Precinct Delegates.

And the following Proposals:
PROPOSAL A
THIS PROPOSAL WILL AUTHORIZE THE COUNTY OF WASHTENAW TO LEVY 0.5000 MILL FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING FUNDING TO MAINTAIN, CONSTRUCT, RESURFACE, RECONSTRUCT OR PRESERVE ROADS, BIKE LANES, STREETS AND PATHS. OF THE 0.5000 MILL, 0.4950 REPRESENTS A RENEWAL OF THE 0.5000 AUTHORIZATION APPROVED BY THE ELECTORS IN 2020, WHICH WILL EXPIRE WITH THE 2023 TAX LEVY, AND 0.005 REPRESENTS A RESTORATION OF THAT PORTION OF THE SAME AUTHORIZATION WHICH HAS BEEN REDUCED BY APPLICATION OF THE HEADLEE AMENDMENT. “Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be imposed on taxable property in the County of Washtenaw be increased by 0.500 mill ($0.50 per thousand dollars of taxable value) of the taxable value for a
period of four (4) years, 2024 to 2027, inclusive, as a renewal of that portion of a 0.5000 mill authorization previously approved by electors in 2020 as reduced by operation of the Headlee amendment, which was 0.005 mill in 2023, plus new
additional millage representing a restoration of the amount equal to the amount reduced by operation of the Headlee amendment, which was 0.005 mill in 2023, to provide funding to the Washtenaw County Road Commission, Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission, and the various cities, villages, and townships of Washtenaw County to maintain, construct, resurface, reconstruct or preserve roads, bike lanes, streets and paths in Washtenaw County? If approved and levied in full, this millage will raise an estimated $10,986,947 when first levied in 2024.

PROPOSAL B
THIS PROPOSAL WILL AUTHORIZE THE COUNTY OF WASHTENAW TO LEVY 0.02 MILLS FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING FUNDING FOR THE WASHTENAW COUNTY CONSERVATION DISTRICT. OF THE 0.02 MILL, 0.0197 REPRESENTS A RENEWAL OF THE 0.02 MILL AUTHORIZATION APPROVED BY THE ELECTORS IN 2020, WHICH WILL EXPIRE WITH THE 2025 LEVY AND 0.0003 MILL REPRESENTS A RESTORATION OF THAT PORTION OF THE SAME AUTHORIZATION WHICH HAS BEEN REDUCED BY APPLICATION OF THE HEADLEE AMENDMENT. “Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be imposed on taxable property in the County of Washtenaw, Michigan, be increased by 0.020 mills ($0.02 per thousand dollars of taxable value) of the taxable value for a period of six (6) years, 2026 through 2031,
inclusive, as a renewal of that portion of a 0.020 mill authorization previously authorized by the electors in 2020 as reduced by the operation of the Headlee amendment, which was 0.0197 mill in 2023, plus new additional millage representing a restoration of the amount equal to the amount reduced by operation of the Headlee amendment, which was 0.0003 mills in 2023, to provide funds to Washtenaw County for the sole purpose of funding the operation of the Washtenaw County Conservation District, including programs to assist residents in the protection of surface and groundwater quality, increasing wildlife habitat, woodlot management, reforestation and tree planting, invasive species removal and soil erosion reduction, and providing conservation resources, education and assistance to residents, and strengthening the local food system by promoting sustainable agricultural practices throughout the County of Washtenaw.? If approved and levied in full, this millage will raise an estimated $449,818 when first levied in 2026.”

PROPOSAL C
THIS PROPOSAL WILL AUTHORIZE THE COUNTY OF WASHTENAW TO LEVY 0.2500 MILLS FOR THE PURPOSE OF ACQUIRING, DEVELOPING, MAINTAINING AND OPERATING PARK LANDS AND RECREATION
FACILITIES FOR THE BENEFIT OF WASHTENAW COUNTY CITIZENS. OF THE 0.2500 MILLS, 0.2387 MILLS REPRESENTS A RENEWAL OF THE 0.2500 MILL AUTHORIZATION APPROVED BY THE ELECTORS IN 2014 WHICH WILL EXPIRE WITH THE 2026 TAX LEVY AND 0.0113 MILLS REPRESENTS A RESTORATION OF THAT PORTION OF THE SAME AUTHORIZATION WHICH HAS BEEN REDUCED BY APPLICATION OF THE HEADLEE AMENDMENT. “Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be imposed each year for all purposes on taxable property in Washtenaw County, Michigan be increased by 0.2500 mills ($0.25 per thousand dollars of taxable value) for a period of ten (10) years, 2027 to 2036 inclusive, as a renewal of the 0.2387 mills previously authorized by the electors which expires with the 2026 tax levy as reduced by the operation of the Headlee amendment, plus additional new millage representing a restoration of the amount equal to the amount reduced by the operation of the Headlee amendment, which was 0.0113 mills in 2023, for the purposes of acquiring, developing, operating, and maintaining park lands and recreational facilities for County citizens? If approved and levied in full, this millage will raise an estimated $5,686,962 when first levied in 2027.”

Sample ballots are available at the Lodi Township office located at 3755 Pleasant Lake Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103. Sample ballots can also be found at www.mi.gov/vote or at https://www.washtenaw.org/304/Elections.

Absentee ballots are available for all elections; registered voters may contact the local clerk to obtain an application for an absent voter ballot.

To comply with the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), voting instructions will be available in audio format and in Braille. Arrangements for obtaining the instructions in these alternative formats can be made by contacting the township clerk in advance of the election. All polling locations are accessible for voters with disabilities.