Notice of Election – Saline Township 11/7/17





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NOTICE OF ELECTION

TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE TOWNSHIP OF SALINE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ON



TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2017

FROM 7:00 A.M. TO 8:00 P.M.

PRECINCT AND POLLING LOCATION IS AS FOLLOWS:

SALINE TOWNSHIP

Pct. 1:  Saline Township Hall, 5731 Braun Road, Saline, MI 48176

All polling locations are accessible to voters with disabilities.  The AutoMARK voter assist terminal, Braille and audio instruction are also available in all polling locations. If you have any questions regarding your voter registration or the upcoming election, please visit www.michigan.gov/vote or contact the County Clerk’s Office at 734-222-6730.

The November 7, 2017  Election is being held for the purpose of voting on The Special  Election for the following four proposals:

PROPOSALS

WASHTENAW COUNTY COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH AND PUBLIC SAFETY PRESERVATION MILLAGE

For the purposes of using the Washtenaw County Community Mental Health Department to improve the treatment of people with mental health needs, provide increased financial support for mental health crisis, stabilization and prevention, and for continued law enforcement services provided by the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office, and for local governments which have their own police force, shall the limitations on the total amount of taxes which may be levied against taxable property within Washtenaw County, Michigan, as provided for by Section 6 of Article IX of the Michigan Constitution of 1963, be increased up to the amount of $1.00 per thousand dollars of taxable valuation (1.0 mills) for a period of eight years, beginning with the December 1, 2018 levy and extending through the 2025 levy, which shall raise in the first year an estimated $15,433,608.00 to be used as follows: 38% shall be allocated to Washtenaw County’s Community Mental Health Department for mental health crisis, stabilization and prevention, and to meet mental health needs in an appropriate setting, thus reducing the burden on the jail and improving care; 38% shall be allocated to the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office to ensure continued operations and increased collaboration with the mental health community; and 24% shall be allocated to jurisdictions in the County which maintain their own police force (currently Ann Arbor, Chelsea, Milan, Saline, Ypsilanti, Pittsfield Township and Northfield Township) in proportion to their respective 2016 population values?

WASHTENAW INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT SPECIAL EDUCATION MILLAGE RENEWAL PROPOSAL

This proposal will allow the intermediate school district to continue to levy special education millage previously approved by the electors.

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Washtenaw Intermediate School District, Michigan, be increased by .9719 mill ($0.9719 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 8 years, 2018 to 2025, inclusive, to provide funds for the education of students with a disability; the estimate of the revenue the intermediate school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2018 is approximately $15,200,000 from local property taxes authorized herein (this is a renewal of millage that expired with the 2017 tax levy)?

SALINE AREA SCHOOLS MILLAGE PROPOSAL TO PROVIDE FUNDS TO OPERATE A SYSTEM OF PUBLIC RECREATION AND PLAYGROUNDS

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Saline Area Schools, Washtenaw County, Michigan, be increased by and the board of education be authorized to levy not to exceed .50 mill ($0.50 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 10 years, 2018 to 2027, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for operating a system of public recreation and playgrounds; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect for such recreation program if the millage is approved and levied in 2018 is approximately $848,689?

SALINE AREA SCHOOLS SINKING FUND MILLAGE PROPOSAL

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Saline Area Schools, Washtenaw County, Michigan, be increased by and the board of education be authorized to levy not to exceed .35 mill ($0.35 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 10 years, 2018 to 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 $594,082?

Published in compliance with MCL 168.498, Michigan Election Law.

DATED: October 1, 2017      Kelly Marion, Saline Township Clerk

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Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

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