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ELECTION NOTICE

TO:  QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF SYLVAN TOWNSHIP

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT A GENERAL ELECTION WILL BE HELD IN SAID GOVERNMENTAL UNITS ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2016 FROM 7:00 A.M. TO 8:00 P.M.



The November 8, 2016 General Election is being held to elect Partisan positions, Judicial positions and to vote on three (3) proposals as follows:

PARTISAN SECTION:

PRESIDENTIAL

CONGRESSIONAL

Representative in Congress – 7th District

LEGISLATIVE

Representative in State –  Legislature  – 52nd district

STATE BOARDS

Member of the State Board of Education

Regents of the University of Michigan

Trustee of Michigan State University

Governor of Wayne State University

COUNTY

Prosecuting Attorney

Sheriff

Clerk & Register of Deeds

Treasurer

Water Resources Commissioner

County Commissioner –  1st District

TOWNSHIPS

Supervisor

Clerk

Treasurer

Trustee

NON-PARTISAN SECTION:

JUDICIAL

Justice of the Supreme Court

Judge of Court of Appeals, 3rd District

Judge of 22nd Circuit Court

Judge of District Court 14A District

COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Board of Trustees Member Washtenaw Community College

LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

Board Member Chelsea School District

PROPOSAL SECTION:

PROPOSITION TO AUTHORIZE THE LEVYING OF  .50 MILLS TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO MAINTAIN, RECONSTRUCT, RESURFACE, OR PRESERVE ROADS, BIKE LANES, STREETS, AND PATHS FOR A PERIOD OF FOUR (4) YEARS, BEGINNING WITH THE DECEMBER 1, 2016 TAX LEVY.

PROPOSITION TO INCREASE THE TAX LIMITATION FOR THE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING WASHTENAW COUNTY’S OBLIGATON TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL RELIEF AND SERVICES FOR WASHTENAW COUNTY VETERANS, INCLUDING THE PAYMENT OF ELIGIBLE INDIGENT VETERANS CLAIMS, AND TO FUND THE OPERATON OF THE WASHTENAW COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS, TAX INCREASE NOT TO EXCEED ONE TENTH OF ONE MIL ($0.10 PER $100,000 OF STATE EQUALIZED VALUE, FOR EIGHT (8) YEARS, BEGINNING WITH THE DECEMBER 1, 2016 TAX LEVY.

A PROPOSAL AUTHORIZING THE REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY OF SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN (RTA) TO LEVY AN ASSESSMENT, 1.2 MILS FOR 20 YEARS.

POLLING PLACE IS LOCATED AS FOLLOWS and is handicapped accessible with the availability of voting instructions in alternate forms (audio and braille):

Sylvan Township:  18027 Old U.S. 12, Chelsea, MI  48118

A voter who wishes to obtain an Absentee Voter Ballot for the election must request it in writing from the Clerk; absentee ballots may not be delivered as a result of an oral request over the phone.  The written request may be on the form supplied by the Clerk or other election official, in a letter or a postcard.  The written request must include a statutory reason why the voter is eligible to receive an absentee ballot and the applicant’s signature.

Full text of the ballot proposal may be obtained at the Washtenaw County Clerk/Register’s office, 200 N. Main St., Suite 120, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, telephone: (734) 222-6730 or at elections.ewashtenaw.org.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathleen Kennedy, Sylvan Township Clerk

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