November 2022 Local Ballot Proposals

Antrim County 

Jordan Township Proposal For Road Millage
Shall the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes which may be levied by the Township of Jordan, Antrim County, Michigan, against taxable property in the Township be increased by up to 1 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a period of four (4) years, 2022 through 2025, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for the construction, improvement, repair, and maintenance of roads within the township, and shall the Township levy such millage for these purposes?  If approved and levied in its entirety, this millage would raise an estimated $31,157 for the Township when first levied in 2022.
Jordan Valley EMS New Ambulance Operating Millage 
Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be imposed on taxable property within the territorial limits of the Jordan Valley Emergency Medical Service Authority, which is composed of Banks Township, Echo Township, and Jordan Township, Antrim County, Michigan, and the City of East Jordan and South Arm Township, Charlevoix County, Michigan, be increased by up to fifty cents ($.50) per thousand dollars ($1,000) (.5 mills) of the taxable value on all taxable property within the territorial limits of the Authority for two (2) years, 2022 through 2023 inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for operating and maintaining ambulance services within the territorial limits of the Authority, and shall the Jordan Valley Emergency Medical Service Authority Board be authorized to levy such millage for these purposes?  If approved and levied in its entirety, it is estimated that the .5 mills would raise $179,811 for the Authority when first levied in 2022.
Mancelona Township Road Millage Renewal 
Being a renewal, shall the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Mancelona Township of up to 1 mil ($1.00 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) be renewed by up to 1 mil ($1.00 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) for four (4) years for the period of (2023 through 2026, inclusive) for the purpose of providing funds for the construction, improvement, repair and maintenance of public roads within the township, and shall the Township levy such renewal in millage for said purpose, thereby, raising the first year an estimated $100,000.00.
Mancelona Township Fire District Equipment Millage Renewal 
Being a renewal, shall the tax limitation on general ad valorem taxes within the Mancelona Township imposed under Article IX, section 6, of the Michigan Constitution be levied for said Township by up to .5 mils (.50 per $1000.00 of taxable value) for a period of four (4) years (2023 through 2026, inclusive) for the purpose of providing funds for Mancelona Fire District New Vehicles, and New Equipment,  and shall the Township levy such increase in millage for said purpose during such period; thereby raising in the first year an estimated $50,000.00?
Maple Grove Cemetery Proposal
Shall Elk Rapids Township impose an increase of up to .60 mills ($.60 per $1,000 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of Michigan Constitution and levy it for ten years, 2022 through 2031 inclusive, to provide funds for continued improvements, repair, and maintenance of Maple Grove Cemetery located within the Township, which .60 mills increase will raise an estimated $189,855 in the first year the millage is levied?
Township Ambulance Millage Proposal

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be imposed on taxable property within the territorial limits of the Township Ambulance Authority (Central Lake Township, Chestonia Township, Custer Township, Forest Home Township, Helena Township, Kearney Township, Mancelona Township, Star Township, and Warner Township), County of Antrim, State of Michigan, be increased by up to $2.00 per thousand dollars ($1,000) (2 mills) of the taxable value on all taxable property within the territorial limits of the Township Ambulance Authority for four (4) years, being 2023 through 2026, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for acquiring, construction, improvement, repair, and maintenance of ambulance buildings and facilities, and for equipping, operating, and maintaining an ambulance service within the territorial limits of the Township Ambulance Authority, and shall the Township Ambulance Authority Board be authorized to levy such millage for these purposes? If approved and levied in its entirety, it is estimated that the 2 mills would raise an estimated $1,901,578. within the territorial limits of the Township Ambulance Authority for the Township Ambulance Authority when first levied in 2023.

Warner Township Road Millage Renewal
Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be imposed on taxable property in the Township of Warner, County of Antrim, State of Michigan be increased by one dollar and fifty cents ($1.50) per thousand dollars ($1,000) (1.5 mills) of the taxable value on all taxable property in the township for five (5) years, 2023 through 2027 inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for road construction, improvement, repair, and maintenance, and shall the Township levy such millage for these purposes?  If approved and levied in its entirety, it is estimated that the 1.5 mills would raise an estimated $40,101.00 for the township when first levied in 2023.

Benzie County 

Benzonia Township Fire Protection Millage Renewal Proposal 

This proposal is for a reauthorization and increase of the Fire Protection Millage that will expire with the December 1, 2022 tax levy.

Shall the tax limitation on general ad valorem taxes within Benzonia Township (the “Township”), Benzie County, Michigan be increased from 1 Mill to up to 2.5 Mills ($2.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) on taxable real and personal property within the Township for a period of ten (10) years beginning with the December 1, 2022 tax levy (to expire after December 1, 2031 tax levy) to provide funds to pay the operating and capital improvement costs of providing fire protection and emergency services within the Township?

If approved and levied in full, this millage will raise an estimated $649,381 in the first calendar year of the levy based on taxable value.

Frankfort Fire Protection and First Responder Millage Renewal Proposal 

Shall the City of Frankfort renew the current levy (which was originally authorized at 1.0 mill, or $1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value on property within the City, and which is subject to the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution and thereby reduced to 0.5467 mills ($0.5467 per $1,000 of taxable value) at 0.5467 mills ($0.5467 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a period of one (1) year, 2022 through 2023, to be used to continue fire protection and first responder services throughout the City and for the purpose of defraying the cost of general operations of and the maintenance, acquisition, replacement, and housing of equipment for the Frankfort Fire & Rescue Department?  If levied in full, the amount estimated to be raised in the first year of the levy is $61,195.61.

Frankfort Marihuana Ordinance 

Shall the City of Frankfort adopt the proposed initiated ordinance that would (a) allow a single marihuana establishment to operate within the City, and (b) repeal the City’s prohibition on marihuana establishments?

Charlevoix County 

East Jordan Proposal For Fire Equipment Millage

Shall the amount of taxes which may be imposed on taxable property within the City of East Jordan, Charlevoix County, Michigan, be increased by up to one dollar fifty cents ($1.50) per thousand dollars ($1,000) (1.5 mills) of the taxable value on all taxable property within the City for four (4) years, 2022 through 2025 inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for the purchase and maintenance of fire equipment, and shall the East Jordan City Commission be authorized to levy such millage for these purposes? If approved and levied in its entirety, it is estimated that the 1.5 mills would raise $88,392 for the City when first levied in 2022.

Gilmore Township Millage Renewal Road Upgrades

Shall the expired previous voted increases in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Sec 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Gilmore Township, of .45 mill ($.45 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to .4325 ($.4325 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at and increased up to the original voted .45 mill ($.45 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for 6 years, 2022 through 2027 inclusive, for maintenance or improvement of county roads, raising an estimate $20,271 in the first year the millage is levied.

Chippewa County 

Chippewa County Operating Millage Renewal Proposal 

Shall a renewal of separate tax limitations be established for a period of 4 years (2023, 2024, 2025, and 2026 inclusive) for the County of Chippewa and the Townships and Intermediate School District within the County, the aggregate of which shall not exceed 8 mills.

Clare County 

Winterfield Township Road Improvement Millage Renewal Proposal 

Shall the previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Winterfield Township be renewed at 2.00000 mills ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of 2023 through 2026 inclusive for road improvements within Winterfield Township; and shall the Township levy such renewal in millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year and estimated $122,683.69.

Raber Township Road Maintenance Renewal Proposal

Shall the expired previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Raber Township, of 2.0 mills ($2 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to 1.9409 mills ($1.9409 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at up to 1.9409 mills ($1.9409 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for 5 years, being 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025, and 2026, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for Road Improvement and Maintenance (this being a renewal of the road improvement and maintenance operating millage which expired with the 2021 levy) within the township and shall the township levy such renewal in millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $65,000?

Emmet County 

Harbor Springs Public Safety Millage Proposal 

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be levied under Article IX, Sections 6 and 31 of the Michigan Constitution on taxable property in the City of Harbor Springs be increased by up to one (I) mill ($1 per $1,000 of taxable value) of new additional millage for a period of five (5) years, for the City’s firefighting operations and equipment and for City police staffing, operations and equipment, to maintain the current levels of public safety for fire and police in the City, with the actual amount of the additional levy (subject to the one (1) mill maximum) to be set annually by the City Council based on its determination of police and public safety needs? If the millage is authorized and fully levied, the estimated amount of revenue that would be collected in 2023 is $316,123.

Littlefield Township Library Millage Proposal

Shall the tax limitation on all taxable property within Littlefield Township, Emmet County, Michigan, be increased and the Township be authorized to levy annually a new additional millage in an amount not to exceed .35 mill ($0.35 on each $1,000 of taxable value) for four (4) years, 2022 to 2025 inclusive, to provide funds for operating, maintaining, and equipping the Alanson Area Public Library and for all other library purposes authorized by law? The estimate of the revenue the Township will collect in the first year of levy (2022) if the millage is approved and levied by the Township is approximately $51,000. By law, revenue from this millage will be disbursed to the Alanson Area Public Library.

Petoskey Adult-Use Marihuana Retailers 

The proposed ordinance would:

  • Amend Chapter 8, Article VI of the Petoskey Code of Ordinances to allow and provide for the licensing of adult-use (recreational) marihuana retailers; and
  • Limit adult-use (recreational) marihuana retailers to those applicants who obtain a permit to operate a medical marihuana provisioning center in the City of Petoskey; and
  • Provide penalties for violations.

Gladwin County

Beaverton Mosquito Abatement Renewal

Shall the City of Beaverton impose a forty-one ($41.00) dollar a year assessment, upon each parcel, for a period of three (3) years, 2022-2024, to provide funding for a mosquito control/ abatement program, thereby raising an estimated twenty-four thousand sixty-seven dollars ($24,067) for each year the Assessment is levied?

Bourret Township Brine 

Shall the tax limitation on general ad valorem taxes within Bourret Township imposed under article IX, sec.6 of the Michigan Constitution be increased by .50 mills ($.50 per 1,000.00 of taxable value) for the period of 2023 through 2025, both inclusive, for brining 3 times a year within the township, and shall the township levy such increase in millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year estimated $10,240.00?

Buckeye Township Mosquito Control Proposal

Shall the expired previously voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution, in the Township of Buckeye, of 1.25 mills ($1.25 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to 1.2472 mills ($1.2472 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at and increased up to the original voted 1.25 mills ($1.25 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for 4 years, 2023 through 2026 inclusive, for the purpose of suppression and control of mosquitoes, raising an estimated $57,650 in the first year the millage is levied?

Clement Township Retail Marihuana Outlet Proposal

Should Township of Clement, Gladwin County, adopt an Ordinance that provides for the following number of adult-use marihuana establishments within the boundaries of Clement Township: Retailers – 2

Clement Township Headlee Override Proposal

Shall the authorized general millage for the Township of C1ement, established at 1 mill ($ 1 .00 per $ 1 ,000 of taxable value) and has been reduced to 0.5901 mills ($0.5901 per $1,000 of taxable value), by the required millage rollbacks, be increased in an amount not to exceed .4099 mill ($.4099 per $1,000 of taxable value) to restore the full amount of the original authorized general rate for all Township and municipal purposes authorized by law; and shall the Township levy such new additional millage? The estimate of revenue the Township will collect if the millage is authorized and levied by the Township in the 2023 calendar year, is approximately $25,786.

Secord Township Mosquito Millage Proposal

This millage proposal would allow Secord Township to renew it’s previously authorized levy of 0.45 mil on taxable value in the Township of Secord, County of Gladwin for the purpose of contracting for mosquito control.

Shall the Township of Secord renew the existing millage of 0.45 mil ($0.45 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) general Ad Valorum taxes within Secord Township, Gladwin County, on taxable value of real and personal property for a period of 6 years (2022 through 2028 inclusive) to be used exclusively for mosquito control? If approved and levied, the estimated amount of revenue for the 2022 mosquito control would be approximately $46,888.00

Secord Township Road Millage Renewal Proposal

This millage proposal would allow the Township to renew its previously authorized millage and levy up to two and one quarter (2.25) mils on all taxable value in the Township of Secord for the purpose of construction and maintenance of roads and public rights of way in the Township. The present authorized levy expires in 1/2023. Revenue from this millage will be disbursed to the Gladwin County Road Commission, which shall perform the construction and maintenance.

Shall the Township of Secord, Gladwin County Michigan renew the existing millage of up to two and one quarter (2.25) mil in the limitation on the total amount of general ad valorem taxes which may be imposed for all purposed upon real and personal property in the Township, as provided in Article 9, Section 4 of the Michigan Constitution of 1943, as amended, for a period of 6 years (2024 through 2030) inclusive, which levy would provide an estimated revenue to the Township for road construction and maintenance of $234,439.00 in it’s first year if approved and levied in full in roads and public right of ways within the Township?

Secord Township Fire Millage Renewal Proposal

This millage proposal would allow Secord Township to renew it’s previously authorized levy of one and one quarter (1.25) mil on taxable value in the Township of Secord, County of Gladwin for the purpose of the department operations and equipment funding. The present authorized levy expires 1/2023

Shall the Township of Secord, Gladwin County Michigan renew the existing millage of one and one quarter (1.25) mil in the limitation on the total amount of general ad valorem taxes which may be imposed for all purposed upon real and personal property in the Township, as provided in Article 9, Section 4 of the Michigan Constitution of 1943, as amended, for a period of 6 years (2024 through 2030) inclusive, which levy would provide an estimated revenue to the Township for the Fire Dept. of $130,244.00in it’s first calendar year if approved and levied for the purpose of providing for fire operations and equipment funding?

Tobacco Township Adult-Use Marihuana

Should Township of Tobacco, Gladwin County, adopt an Ordinance that provides for the following number of adult-use marihuana establishments within the boundaries of Tobacco Township: (1) Growers 3; (2) Processor3: (3) Retailer 2; (4) Secure Transporter 2; (5) Safety Compliance Business 3?

Grand Traverse County 

Grand Traverse County Animal Control Millage Proposal 

This proposal is for the purpose of authorizing a new additional millage to fund the animal control programs, facilities, personnel, and necessary expenses for the Grand Traverse County Animal Control Agency in the amount of 0.037 mills. The estimated cost for a residential parcel with a taxable value of $100,000 would be $3.70 per year.

Shall the limitation upon the total amount of taxes which may be levied against all taxable property within Grand Traverse County be increased, and shall Grand Traverse County be authorized to levy and collect up to and including 0.037 mill ($0.037 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a period of six (6) years, 2022 through 2027 inclusive for the purpose of funding animal control programs, facilities, personnel and necessary expenses of the Grand Traverse County Animal Control Agency? If approved and levied in full, this millage will raise an estimated $236,190 in the first calendar year of the levy.

By law, tax increment revenues from this millage will also be distributed to governmental units within Grand Traverse County that capture property taxes, which are the City of Traverse City Downtown Development Authority, Grand Traverse County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority, Village of Kingsley Downtown Development Authority, Village of Fife Lake Downtown Development Authority, and Interlochen Downtown Development Authority.

Grand Traverse County Veterans Affairs Millage Proposal 

This proposal is for the purpose of renewing an existing millage in the amount of .12 mills to fund and operate a Grand Traverse County Veterans Affairs Office. This proposal is a renewal of a previously authorized millage. The estimated cost for a residential parcel with a taxable value of $100,000 would be $12.00 per year.

Shall the limitation upon the total amount of taxes which may be levied against all taxable property within Grand Traverse County be renewed and Grand Traverse County be authorized to levy and collect up to and including .12 mills, permanently reduced to .1135 mills by the required millage rollbacks, for a period of six years, 2022 through 2027 inclusive, for the purpose of operating and maintaining a Grand Traverse County Veterans Affairs Office? If approved and levied in full, this millage will raise an estimated

$695,553 in the first calendar year of the levy.

By law, tax increment revenues from this millage will also be distributed to governmental units within Grand Traverse County that capture property taxes, which are the City of Traverse City Downtown Development Authority, Grand Traverse County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority, Village of Kingsley Downtown Development Authority, Village of Fife Lake Downtown Development Authority, and Interlochen Downtown Development Authority.

Grand Traverse County Senior Center Millage Proposal 

This proposal is for the purpose of renewing an existing millage in the amount of .10 mills to fund and operate Grand Traverse County Senior Centers. This proposal is a renewal of a previously authorized millage. The estimated cost for a residential parcel with a taxable value of
$100,000 would be $10.00 per year.

Shall the limitation upon the total amount of taxes which may be levied against all taxable property within Grand Traverse County be renewed and Grand Traverse County be authorized to levy and collect up to and including .10 mills, permanently reduced to .0945 mills by the required millage rollbacks, for a period of ten years beginning 2023 through 2032 inclusive, for the purpose of providing funding to operate Grand Traverse County Senior Centers? If approved and levied in full, this millage will raise an estimated $547,010 in the first calendar year of the levy.

By law, tax increment revenues from this millage will also be distributed to governmental units within Grand Traverse County that capture property taxes, which are the City of Traverse City Downtown Development Authority, Grand Traverse County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority, Village of Kingsley Downtown Development Authority, Village of Fife Lake Downtown Development Authority, and Interlocken Downtown Development Authority.

Grand Traverse County Commission on Aging Millage Proposal 

This proposal is for the purpose of renewing an existing millage in the amount of .5 mills to fund and operate the Grand Traverse County Commission on Aging which provides services to citizens aged 60 years and older. This proposal is a renewal of a previously authorized millage. The estimated cost for a residential parcel with a taxable value of $100,000 would be $50.00 per year.

Shall the limitation upon the total amount of taxes which may be levied against all taxable property within Grand Traverse County be renewed and Grand Traverse County be authorized to levy and collect up to and including .5 mills, permanently reduced to .4739 mills by the required millage rollbacks, for a period of ten years, 2023 through 2032 inclusive, for the purpose of funding the Grand Traverse County Commission on Aging which provides services to citizens aged 60 years and older? If approved and levied in full, this millage will raise an estimated $3,025,157 in the first calendar year of the levy.

By law, tax increment revenues from this millage will also be distributed to governmental units within Grand Traverse County that capture property taxes, which are the City of Traverse City Downtown Development Authority, Grand Traverse County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority, Village of Kingsley Downtown Development Authority, Village of Fife Lake Downtown Development Authority, and Interlochen Downtown Development Authority.

Bay Area Transit Authority Millage Proposal

Shall the Bay Area Transportation Authority, Grand Traverse and Leelanau Counties, State of Michigan, be authorized to levy annually an amount not to exceed .4788 mill ($0.48 for each $1,000 of taxable value), which is a renewal of the .5 mills rolled back to .4788 mills under the Headlee Amendment, against all taxable property within the Bay Area Transportation Authority limits (the jurisdictional limits of Grand Traverse County and Leelanau County) for a period of five (5) years, 2023 to 2027, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for all public transportation authority purposes permitted by law, including all capital and operating expenses and providing transportations services to seniors and persons with disabilities?  The estimate of the revenue the Bay Area Transportation Authority will collect if the millage is approved and levied by the Bay Area Transportation Authority in the first year (2023) is approximately $4,783,786.

By law, a portion of the Bay Area Transportation Authority millage raised will be distributed to other governmental entities which capture property taxes. These are the City of Traverse City Downtown Development Authority, Grand Traverse County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority, Village of Kingsley Downtown Development Authority, Village of Fife Lake Downtown Development Authority, Interlochen Downtown Development Authority, and Leelanau County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority.

Green Lake Township Proposal 

A proposed initiated ordinance to authorize recreational marihuana establishments within Green Lake Township

Specifically, this ordinance would:

Authorize the operation within Green Lake Township of three (3) marihuana growers, three (3) marihuana processors, two (2) marihuana retailers, three (3) marihuana secure transporters, and three (3) marihuana safety compliance businesses.

Peninsula Township Police Protection Millage Increase 

Shall the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Peninsula Township, Grand Traverse County, Michigan, be increased by up to 0.5 mill ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for four (4) years, 2022 through 2025 inclusive, for the purposes of police protection, raising an estimated $449,539.48 in 2022 if levied in full?

Traverse City Proposal 1

The City Charter of the City of Traverse City provides that the City or City Commission may not grant approval for the construction of any building in excess of 60 feet in height without approval by the voters. The City of Traverse City has received an application to construct a building at 145 Hall Street and 125 Hall Street, with a height above 60 feet.

Shall a building with a height above 60 feet be constructed at 145 Hall Street and 125 Hall Street?

Isabella County 

Broomfield Township Recreation Improvements Bond Proposal 

Shall the Village of Lake Isabella, Isabella County, Michigan, borrow the principal amount of not to exceed $2,280,000 and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds for all or a portion of that amount in one or more series payable over not to exceed eleven years from the date of issue of each series for the purpose of designing, acquiring and constructing recreation improvements, including, without limitation, non-motorized trails, a dog park, and dredging and other improvements to Lake Isabella, together with all work and equipment necessary or incidental to these improvements, and other recreation improvements determined by the Village?

The estimated millage to be levied in the first year of levy is 2.7452 mills ($2.75 for each $1,000 of taxable value) and the estimated simple average annual millage rate required to retire the bonds is 2.75 mills ($2.75 for each $1,000 of taxable value).

Broomfield Township Sheriff Patrol Millage Proposal 

Shall the Village of Lake Isabella levy a new, additional millage of up to 0.33 mills ($0.33 per thousand dollars of taxable value) for a period of 3 years (2023 through 2025, inclusive) for the purpose of funding law enforcement and road patrol services in the Village by the Isabella County Sheriff’s Office, which is estimated to raise $32,075 in the first year of the levy, and shall the Village of Lake Isabella be authorized to levy said millage?

Mt. Pleasant Amendment of Charter

The proposed amendment to Article II, Section 4 would increase the terms for City Commission members from three years to four years, and change the staggering of member terms so that there are two groups, one of three and one of four, who are elected in even years instead of the current requirement of electing commission members for three-year terms in groups of two and three in both odd and even years

Shall Article II, Section 4 of the City Charter be so amended?

Kalkaska County

Bear Lake Township Proposal For Fire-Rescue Millage

Shall the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes which may be levied by the Township of Bear Lake, Kalkaska County, Michigan, against taxable property in the Township be increased by up to 2.5mills ($2.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a period of four (4) years, 2022 through 2025, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for the operation of the Township’s fire department, including its rescue services; the repair and maintenance of fire-rescue equipment; and the purchase of fire-rescue equipment, including purchase of fire and/or rescue vehicles and equipment, and shall the Township levy such millage for these purposes? If approved and levied in its entirety, this millage would raise an estimated $178,293 for the Township when first levied in 2022.

Blue Lake Township Refuse Collection Millage Proposal 

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be imposed on taxable property in the Township of Blue Lake, County of Kalkaska, State of Michigan be increased by up to one dollar ($1.00) per thousand dollars ($1,000) (1.0 mill) of the taxable value on all taxable property in the township for four (4) years, 2022 through 2025 inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for refuse collection services and shall the Township levy such millage for this purpose? If approved and levied in its entirety, it is estimated that the 1.0 mill would raise an estimated $116,806 for the township when first levied in 2022.

Clearwater Township Proposal To Establish A Township Parks And Recreation Millage

This proposal establishes a .25 mil Township Parks and Recreation millage to be used to operate and maintain all Clearwater Township public parks. This millage, if approved, would operate and maintain all Clearwater Township public parks.  This millage, if approved, would be for a period of four years, 2023 through 2026, inclusive.

Shall the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes which may be levied by the Township of Clearwater be increased by .25 mil ($.25 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a period of four (4) years, 2023 through 2026, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds to operate and maintain Clearwater Township public parks. Shall the Township levy such millage for these purposes? If approved and levied in its entirety, this millage would raise an estimated $35,000 for the Township in 2023.

Oliver Township Proposal to Levy Additional General Fund Millage 

This proposal will permit the Township of Oliver to levy up to 1 mil ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable valuation) to increase taxes levied for the general fund to prevent loss of services now provided (including but not limited to fire and rescue contracts and updating of the hall,) due to loss of taxable value as well as loss of revenue from the state.

Shall Oliver Township impose an increase of up to 1 mil ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under article IX, Sec 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy it for five (5) years, 2022 through 2026 inclusive for general Township operating purposes, which mills increase will raise an estimated $16,581.00 in the first year the millage is levied.

Lake County 

Lake County 911 Service Millage Renewal Proposal 

For the purposes of continuing funding of the comprehensive county-wide 911 Emergency Telephone and Dispatch Service, shall the previously voter authorized increase of the constitutional limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution upon the total amount of taxes which may be assessed in one (1) year upon all taxable property within the County of Lake, Michigan, that has been reduced by the Headlee Amendment to 1.6994, be renewed in an amount not to exceed 1.6994 mills ($1.6994 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) and the County authorized to levy this millage for a period of six (6) years (2023-2028) inclusive?  (If approved and levied in full, this millage will raise an estimated $1,170,550 for the county-wide 911 Emergency Telephone and Dispatch Service in the first calendar year of the levy based on taxable value.  In accordance with State law, a portion of the revenue collected may be disbursed to the Village of Baldwin Downtown Development Authority).

Lake County Senior Citizens Millage Renewal Proposal 

For purpose of reauthorizing funding for providing services to the senior citizens of Lake County through the Lake County Council on Aging, shall the previously voter authorized increase of the constitutional limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution upon the total amount of taxes which may be assessed in one (1) year upon all taxable property within the County of Lake, Michigan, that expired in 2021, and that has been reduced by the Headlee Amendment to .6387, be renewed in an amount not to exceed .6387 mills ($.6387 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) and the County authorized to levy this millage for a period of five (5) years (2022-2026) inclusive?  (If approved and levied in full, this millage will raise an estimated $426,742 for County senior citizen services in the first calendar year of the levy based on taxable value.  In accordance with State law, a portion of the revenue collected may be disbursed to the Village of Baldwin Downtown Development Authority).

Pleasant Plains Township Fire Department Millage Proposal 

Shall Pleasant Plains Township increase the tax rate limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes by 2.0 mills ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable value), for six (6) years, 2022 through 2027, inclusive, to provide funds for capital and property improvements and maintenance and operating expenses of the Township fire department (including, but not limited to, building and property improvements, building additions, facility upgrades, and the acquisition and maintenance of vehicles, equipment, and uniforms), and shall Pleasant Plains Township be authorized to levy such new additional millage thereby raising an estimated $126,517 in the first year of the levy?

To the extent required by law, a portion of the revenues from this millage will be captured within the district of and disbursed to the Village of Baldwin Downtown Development Authority and a portion of the revenues from this millage will be disbursed to the Lake County Land Bank.

Webber Township Fire Protection Special Assessment Proposal

Shall Webber Township have the authority to raise money by special assessment for Township-wide fire protection pursuant to Public Act 33 of 1951, as amended.

Leelanau County 

Leelanau Township Zoning Ordinance Amendment Referendum

On March 28, 2022 the Leelanau Township Board of Trustees adopted Ordinance No. 1 of 2022 amending the Leelanau Township Zoning Ordinance by amending Article 2 – Definitions, Article 3 – Land Use Districts, Article 7 – Commercial Districts, and Article 15 – Environmental Standards. Shall this Ordinance No. 1 of 2022 amending the Leelanau Township Zoning Ordinance be approved?

Leelanau Township Police Services Millage Renewal 

Shall the expired previously voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Leelanau Township, of 0.2500 mills ($0.25 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to 0.2457 mills ($0.2457 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at and increased up to the original voted 0.2500 mills ($0.25 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for four years, 2022 through 2025 inclusive, for the continuation of police services and related equipment, raising an estimated $126,735 in the first year the millage is levied? The revenue may be disbursed to Leelanau County for the provision of contracted for police services and related equipment.

Leelanau Township Road Improvements Millage Renewal 

Shall the expired previously voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Leelanau Township, of 0.3000 mills ($0.30 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to 0.2948 mills ($0.2948 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at and increased up to the original voted 0.3000 mills ($0.30 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for four years, 2022 through 2025 inclusive, for the continuation of facility improvements, road improvements and equipment, raising an estimated $152,082 in the first year the millage is levied?

Leelanau Township Library Millage 

Shall the tax limitation on all property within Leelanau Township, Leelanau County, Michigan, be increased and the township be authorized to levy annually a new additional millage in an amount not to exceed 0.50 mil ($0.50 on each $1,000 of taxable value) for six years, 2022 to 2027 inclusive, for the purpose of establishing, operating, and equipping a township library in Leelanau Township and for all other library purposes authorized by law? The estimate of the revenue the Township will collect if the millage is authorized and levied in 2022 is $253,470.

Solon Township Fire and Ambulance Services Millage Proposal 

Shall the limitation on the total amount of taxes which may be levied against all properties in the Township of Solon, Leelanau County, Michigan, for all purposes be increased as provided by Section 6, Article 9 of the Michigan Constitution by an amount not to exceed 02.50 mills ($2.50 per thousand dollars of taxable value) as established by the State of Michigan on all properties in Solon Township for a period of two years (2022 and 2023) to be used for equipment and operation of the fire and ambulance departments within the Township, and shall the Township levy such increase in millage for such purpose(s) during such period which will raise in the year 2022 an estimated $292,000.00 and in the year 2023 an estimated $307,000.00?

Luce County 

Luce County Animal Shelter Millage Renewal 

Shall the current levy of .4985 mills (.4985 cents per $1,000.00) on taxable value of property under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Luce County, Michigan be renewed for a period of five (5) years, 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027 inclusive, to provide funds for the continued operations of the Luce County Animal Shelter located at 7351 Co. Rd. 391, for the purpose of protecting and improving the health, safety and welfare of the County occupants and guests. It is estimated that a .4985 mill would raise approximately $101,120.00 when levied in 2022, which would be an estimated twenty dollars ($20.00) per year for an average home with a taxable value of forty thousand dollars ($40,000.00) in the County.

Luce County Ambulance Millage Renewal Proposal 

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be imposed on taxable property within the limits of Luce County be increased by up to One Dollar Fifty Cents ($1.50) per thousand dollars ($1,000) (1.5 mills) of the taxable value on all taxable property within Luce County for five (5) years, 2022 through 2026, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for operating, purchasing, equipping, maintaining, and making capital improvements for the Luce County Ambulance Service, and shall Luce County be authorized to levy such millage for these purposes? If approved and levied in its entirety, it is estimated that the 1.5 mills would raise $289,500.00 for Luce County when first levied in 2022. Funds from this millage will be distributed to the Luce County Ambulance Service.

Village of Newberry Fire Operations Millage Renewal 

Shall the expired previously voted increase in the tax limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be levied against all taxable property within the Village of Newberry imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution of up to and including 2.0 mills ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) reduced to 1.9691 ($1.9691 per $1,000 of taxable value) had it not expired by the required millage rollbacks  be renewed in the amount of up to the original voted 2.0 mills ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for five (5) years, beginning 2022 through 2026, inclusive, on all taxable property within the Village of Newberry, Luce County, Michigan for the purpose of maintaining, equipping, and operating the Newberry Fire Department, raising an estimated  $35,320.00 in the first year the millage is levied?

Mackinac County 

Straits Area EMS Authority Ambulance Service Millage Proposal
Shall the Straits Area EMS Authority be authorized to levy a tax at a rate up to, but not exceeding, Two Dollars ($2.00) per thousand dollars ($1,000) (2.0 mills) of the taxable value on all taxable property within the territory of the Authority, which is composed of the City of St. Ignace, St. Ignace Township, Moran Township, Brevort Township, and Hendricks Township, Mackinac County, Michigan, and Trout Lake Township, Chippewa County, Michigan, for a period beginning with the 2022 tax levy year and running to the 2036 tax levy year, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for operating, equipping, and maintaining ambulance services within the territorial limits of the Authority?  If approved and levied in its entirety, it is estimated that the 2.0 mills would raise an estimated $768,189.52 when first levied in 2022.  By law, the City of St. Ignace Downtown Development Authority (DDA) may capture and retain only that portion of the millage that is collected from the properties located within the defined DDA District boundaries.
Manistee County
Arcadia Township Lake Michigan Channel Maintenance Improvement
Shall the limitation on general ad valorem taxes in the Township of Arcadia imposed under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution be increased by not more than 1.0 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) and shall such increase be levied for 5 years in  2022-2026, inclusive, on all taxable real and personal property in the Township of Arcadia for disbursement to the Township of Arcadia for the purpose of funding maintenance/improvement of the channel connecting Arcadia Lake and Lake Michigan in the Township of Arcadia in coordination with the United States Army Corps of Engineers and Michigan Department of Natural Resources, thereby raising an estimated $81,245.35 in the first year the new additional millage is levied?
Marilla Township Proposal For Fire And Rescue Millage

This proposal will permit the Township to levy up to .6 mills for the purpose of providing funds for fire and EMS protection.

Shall the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes which may be levied by the Township of Marilla, Manistee County, Michigan, against
taxable property in the Township be increased by up to .6 mills ($0.60 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a period of four (4) years, 2022 through 2025,
inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for fire and EMS protection, and shall the Township levy such millage for these purposes? If approved
and levied in its entirety, this millage would raise an estimated $12,227 for the Township when first levied in 2022.

Onekama Township Fire/Rescue Millage Renewal Proposal 
Shall the previously voted increase in the tax limitation imposed by Section 6, Article IX of Michigan Constitution of 1963 on general ad valorem taxes within Onekama Township, Manistee County, Michigan, be renewed at one (1) mill of the taxable value of all property in Onekama Township ($ 1.00 per $ 1,000.00 of taxable value), reduced to .9671 mill by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at and increased up to, the original voted one (1) mill ($ 1.00 per $ 1,000.00 of taxable value) for a period of four (4) years, 2023-2026, inclusive, for the purpose of funding Onekama Township’s fire/rescue department operating, capital improvement and capital acquisition functions, including the purchase of firefighting and emergency response equipment; and shall Onekama Township levy such renewal in millage for said purpose, thereby, raising in the first year an estimated $191,307.  This is a renewal of the previously authorized millage for fire department which expires in 2022.
Stronach Township Fire Department Renewal

Shall Stronach Township, Manistee County, Michigan renew the previously approved override of the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution of one and one-half (1.5 mill ($1.50 per $1,000.00 of taxable value), be renewed at the original voted one and one-half (1.5) mills ($1.50 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) and levied for four (4) years, 2023 through 2026 inclusive, for the purpose of Fire Department protection, maintenance, equipment and education. If approved, it is estimated that the revenue generated by this proposal in the first year the millage is levied would be $73,734.

Stronach Township Garbage And Trash Disposal Renewal

Shall Stronach Township, Manistee County, Michigan renew the previously approved override of the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution of one-half (.5) mill ($0.50 per $1,000.00 of taxable value), be renewed at the original voted one-half (.5) mills ($0.50 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) and levied for four (4) years, 2023 through 2026 inclusive, for the purpose of garbage and trash disposal, maintenance and equipment? If approved, it is estimated that the revenue generated by this proposal in the first year the millage is levied would be $24, 578.

Mason County 
Branch Township New Fire and Township Hall 

Shall the Township of Branch issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds in one or more series in an amount not to exceed Nine Hundred Ninety-five Thousand Dollars ($995,000) for the purpose of paying the cost of acquiring, constructing, furnishing and equipping a new Fire Hall and Township Hall in the Township?

The bonds will be outstanding a maximum of 20 years, exclusive of refunding.  It is estimated that it will be necessary to levy 0.3096 mill ($0.3096 per $1,000 of taxable value) to pay debt service on the bonds in the first year of the levy, and to levy an estimated average of 0.8596 mill ($0.8596 per $1,000 of taxable value) each subsequent year for debt service, until the bonds are retired.

The tax revenue received by the Township as a result of the unlimited tax pledge will be disbursed to the Township of Branch to repay the proposed bonds.

Scottville City Ward Charter Amendment 1

The Amendment would amend Chapter 3, Section 3.1 – City Liability – to state:

“The city’s liability shall be subject to The Governmental Tort Liability Act and its amendments, MCL 691.1401 et seq.”

Scottville City Ward Charter Amendment 2

The Amendment would repeal Chapter 8 Justice Court. The Justice of the Peace office provided for in this chapter has been superseded by state law, through the creation of the District Court system. The office of the Constable, which is also provided for in this chapter, has never been funded and/or established. The City Police performs the functions of the Constable office in addition to their regular statutory powers.

Scottville City Ward Charter Amendment 3

The Amendment would repeal Chapter 9 Supervisors. The appointment of supervisors to a County Board has been superseded by state law providing for election of the members of the County Board of Commissioners.

Mecosta County 
Wheatland Township Marihuana Ordinance Proposal
Shall Wheatland Township adopt an ordinance allowing up to two (2) adult use marihuana retail establishments and up to two (2) adult use marihuana grow establishments within Wheatland Township?
Montmorency County 
Avery Township Ambulance Millage
Shall the limitation on the amount of ad vaiorem taxes which may be levied by the Township of Avery, Montmorency County, Michigan, against taxable property in the Township be increased by up to two (2) mills ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a period of four (4) years, 2022 through 2025, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for ambulance services, and shall the Township levy such millage for this purpose? If approved and levied in its entirety, this millage would raise an estimated $61,306 for the Township in 2022.
Avery Township Fire Millage 

Shall the limitation on the amount of ad vaiorem taxes which may be levied by the Township of Avery, Montmorency County, Michigan, against taxable property in the Township be increased by up to one (1) mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a period of four (4) years, 2022 through 2025, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for fire protection services, and shall the Township levy such millage for this purpose? If approved and levied in its entirety, this millage would raise an estimated $30,653 for the Township in 2022.

Avery Township General Operating Millage 
Shall the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes which may be levied by the Township of Avery, Montmorency County, Michigan, against all taxable property in the Township be increased by up to .1047 mills ($0.1047 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a period of four (4) years, 2022 through 2025, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for paying the township’s general operating expenses, and shall the Township of Avery be authorized to levy such millage for this purpose?  If approved and levied in its entirety, this millage would raise an estimated $3,209 for the Township in 2022.
Briley Township Parks Millage
This proposal would permit the Township of Briley to levy .25 mill, (1/4) mill, for the purpose of providing funds for the improvement, maintenance, and development of the Briley Township parks.

Shall the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes which may be levied by the township of Briley, county of Montmorency, Michigan, against taxable property in the township be increased by ¼ mill ($.25 per 1,000 of taxable value) for a period of five (5) years, 2023 through 2027, inclusive for the purpose of providing funds for the improvement, maintenance, and development of the township parks.

Shall the township levy such millage for these purposes, if approved and levied in its entirety, this millage would raise an estimated $17,690.00 for the township when first levied in 2023.

Loud Township Tri-Township Ambulance  Services Millage

This proposal will permit the township to levy up to 2 mills for the purpose of providing funds for ambulance services in the years 2022-2025 inclusive.

Shall the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes which may be levied by the township of loud, Montmorency County, Michigan, against taxable property in the township be increased by up to two (2) mills ($2.00 per $1000.00 of taxable value) for a period of four (4) years, 2022 through 2025, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for ambulance services, and shall the township levy such millage for this purpose? If approved and levied in its entirety, this millage would raise an estimated $34,800.00 for the township when first levied in 2022.

Loud Township Tri-Township Fire Services Millage Renewal 

This proposal renews the previously approved millage of one (1) mill for township fire services and will permit the township to levy up to one (1) mill for the purpose of providing funds for township fire service in the years 2022-2025, inclusive.

Shall the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes which may be levied by the Township of Loud, County of Montmorency, Michigan, against taxable property in the township be renewed by up to 1.00 dollars ($1.00) per thousand ($1000.00) (1) mill of taxable value on all taxable property in the township for four (4) years, 2022 through 2025, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for township fire services, and shall the township of loud be authorized to levy such millage for these purposes? If approved and levied in its entirety, it is estimated that the (1) mill would raise an estimated $17,400.00 for the township when first levied in 2022.

Newaygo County 
Merrill Township General Operating Funds Millage Proposal
Shall Merrill Township increase the tax rate limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes by 2.0 mills ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable value), for four (4) years, 2022 through 2025, inclusive, to provide funds for the general operation of Merrill Township, and shall Merrill Township be authorized to levy such new additional millage thereby raising an estimated $60,036 in the first year of the levy?
Merrill Township Road Millage Renewal Proposal

Shall the previously voted increase in the tax rate limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes in Merrill Township of 2.0 mills ($2.0000 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to 1.8671 mills ($1.8671 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required rollbacks, be renewed at 1.8671 mills ($1.8671 per $1,000 of taxable value), and shall Merrill Township levy such millage annually for six (6) years, 2023 through 2028, inclusive, to provide funds for public roads in Merrill Township, thereby raising an estimated $56,047 in the first year of the levy?

All or a portion of the millage revenues from this levy will be disbursed to the Newaygo County Road Commission for public roads within Merrill Township.

Ogemaw County 

Ogemaw County Emergency Dispatch Authority Millage Proposal 

For the purpose of continuing the funding for operation of 911 central dispatch services, at the same millage level previously approved by the voters, shall the constitutional limitation upon the total amount of taxes which may be assessed in one (1) year upon all property within the County of Ogemaw, Michigan, be renewed at 0.7494 of one (1) mill, and shall the previously authorized reduced millage of 0.0006 of one (1) mill be restored, for a return to the previously voted total limitation increase of up to 0.75 of one (1) mill ($0.7500 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a period of five (5) years, 2023 through 2027, inclusive? If approved and levied in full, this millage will raise an estimated $724,069 for said purpose in the first calendar year of the levy based on taxable value. If approved and levied, a portion of the millage may also be disbursed, in accordance with State law, to the Downtown Development Authorities of the City of West Branch, the Township of Ogemaw and the Township of West Branch.

Foster Township Fire Operation Millage Proposal 

Shall the tax limitation on general ad valorem taxes within the Township of Foster imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution be increased for said Township by 1.5 mills ($1.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of 2023 through 2027 inclusive for the purpose of fire Department operations; and shall the Township levy such increase in millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $85,467.

Foster Township Fire Equipment Millage Renewal Proposal 

Shall the previously voted increase in tax limitation on general ad valorem taxes within the Township of Foster imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution reduced by required rollback to 0.4946 mills ($49.46 per $1000 of taxable value) be renewed by 0.5 mill ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of five (5) years 2023 through 2027 inclusive for the purpose of acquiring firefighting and emergency equipment; and shall the Township levy such increase in millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $28,489.

Hill Township Invasive Species Prevention Millage Proposal

Shall the tax limitation on the general ad valorem taxes within Hill Township imposed under Article IX (9) Section Six (6) of the Michigan Constitution be increased at One (1.0000) Mill ($1.00 per $1000 of taxable value) for a period of Three (3) years, being 2022 through 2024 inclusive, for the purpose of Suppression and Control of the Invasive Species; and shall the township levy such an increase in Millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $129,015.

Klacking Township Fire Equipment and Improvements Millage Proposal 

Shall Klacking Township impose an increase of .75 mill ($.75 per $1000 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy it for 5 years, 2023 through 2027 inclusive, for the purchase of fire equipment and buildings, which .75 mill renewal will raise and estimated $22,116.76 in the first year the millage is levied.

Logan Township Road Improvement Millage Proposal 

Shall the tax limitation on general ad valorem taxes within the Township of Logan imposed under Article IX, Sec 6 of the Michigan Constitution be increased by 2 mill ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a period of 10 years, being 2022 through 2031 inclusive for the purpose of road improvement; consistent with road construction and road maintenance and shall the Township levy such increase in millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $62,268.00.

Ogemaw Township Road Maintenance Millage Proposal 

Shall the tax limitation on general ad valorem taxes within the Township of Ogemaw imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution be increased for said Township by 1.5 mill ($1.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of 2022 through 2026 inclusive for the purpose of Road Maintenance; and shall the Township levy such increase in millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $84,968 dollars, a portion of which ($17,762) will be disbursed to the Ogemaw Township Downtown Development Authority.

Ogemaw Township Headlee Override Millage Proposal 

Shall the authorized millage for the Township of Ogemaw, established at 1 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) and reduced to 0.7876 mills ($.78 per $1,000 of taxable value), by the required millage rollbacks, be increased in an amount not to exceed 0.2124 mills ($.2124 per $1,000 of taxable value) to restore the full amount of the original authorized rate for each year for twenty years, 2022 to 2041 inclusive, for all Township purposes authorized by law; and shall the Township levy such additional millage? The estimate of the revenue the Township will collect if the millage is authorized and levied by the Township in the 2022 calendar year is approximately $12,031, a portion of which ($2,514) will be disbursed to the Ogemaw Township Downtown Development Authority.

Osceola County 
City of Evart Charter Amendment Proposal 1
Shall the Charter, of the City of Evart, be amended, by amending Sections 3.7; 4.1; 4.3; 4.10; 6.1 & 6.4, to change the Evart City Clerk, from an elected position, elected by the City Electors, to an appointed position, appointed by the City Council, to take effect in November, 2024, or upon a vacancy, in that office, whichever occurs first?
Marion Township Road Millage
Shall Marion Township impose an increase of up to 1 mill ($1 per $1,000 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy it for four (4) years, 2022 through 2025 inclusive, for road purposes, which I-mill increase will raise an estimated $50,000 in 2022, the first year the millage is levied?

Otsego County 

Otsego County Recycling Millage Renewal Proposal 

Shall the constitutional tax rate limitation on general ad valorem taxes which may be levied by the County of Otsego, State of Michigan, against taxable property in the County be increased by up to 0.35 mills ($0.35 per $1,000 of taxable value) on the taxable value of such property for a period of five (5) years, 2022 through 2026, both inclusive, to provide funds for the continued operation and maintenance of the Otsego County Recycling Drop-off Program, including all costs associated with the operation and maintenance of the county-wide recycling program and for recycling education? If approved and levied in its entirety, this millage would raise an estimated $504,401 in 2022. By law, the City of Gaylord Downtown Development Authority (DDA) may capture and retain only that portion of the millage which is collected from the properties located within the defined DDA District boundaries.

Roscommon County

Roscommon County General Operating Millage Restoration

Shall the allocated county general fund millage for the County of Roscommon, established at 4.6000 mills ($4.6000 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) and reduced to 3.5080 mills ($3.5080 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) be increased by 1.0920 mills ($1.0920 per $1,000 taxable value), subject to reduction as provided by law, for a period of 5 years, 2022 through 2026, inclusive, thereby enabling the County to restore the allocated county general fund millage lost as a result of Headlee reductions to a maximum of 4.6000 mills ($4.6000 per $1,000 of taxable value) to provide funds for general government operating purposes? If approved and levied in full, such increase is estimated to generate revenues of approximately $1,650,000.00 in the first year of the levy.

Roscommon Township Road Maintenance Millage Renewal

Shall the expired previous voted increase in tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Roscommon Township of .50 mills ($.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) reduced to .4934 mills ($.4934 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at up to .4934 mills ($.4934 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for six years, 2023-2028 inclusive, for road maintenance, raising an estimated $80,031 in the first year the millage is levied?

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