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Saline Twp: Proposal Summaries 8-6-24

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ON TUESDAY, August 6, 2024 FROM 7:00 A.M. TO 8:00 P.M.

AN ELECTION WILL BE HELD FOR THE PURPOSE OF VOTING ON: (1) United States Senator (2) Representative in Congress 6th District (3) Representative in State Legislature 33rd District (4) Prosecuting Attorney (5) Sheriff (6) Clerk and Register of Deeds (7) Treasurer (8) Water Resources Commissioner (9) County Commissioner 3rd District (10) Supervisor (11) Clerk (12) Treasurer (13) Trustee (14) Delegate to County Convention

PROPOSAL SUMMARY: COUNTY
Washtenaw County 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.”

Washtenaw County 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.”

Washtenaw County 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.”

PROPOSAL SUMMARY: SALINE TOWNSHIP
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 0.9968 mills ($0.9968 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at and increased up to the original voted 1 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for four (4) years, 2025 through 2028 inclusive, for maintenance of local roads within Saline Township, raising an estimated one hundred sixty three thousand seven hundred ten dollars ($163,710) in the first year the millage is levied.

If you have any questions regarding your voter registration or the upcoming election, please visit www.michigan.gov/vote or contact the Saline Township Office at 734-429-9968 or the County Clerk’s Office at 734-222-6730.

PRECINCTS AND POLLING LOCATIONS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
SALINE TOWNSHIP: Township Hall, 5731 Braun Road

All polling locations are accessible to voters with disabilities. The voter assist terminal, Braille and audio instruction are also available in all polling locations. Absentee ballots are available for all elections; registered voters may contact the local clerk to obtain an application for an absent voter ballot. Full text of the ballot proposition may be obtained from the Saline Township Clerk, 4254 Arkona Road, Saline, Michigan 48176, telephone: (734) 429-9968 or at www.washtenaw.org/elections. A sample ballot may be viewed at mi.gov/vote.