Notice of General Election
To the Qualified Electors
of the Township of Addison
Notice is hereby given that a General Election will be held in Addison Township, County of Oakland on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The election will be conducted in all voting precincts of the Township of Addison for the purpose of electing candidates for the following offices and for voting on the following proposals at the following locations and all polling locations are accessible for voters with disabilities:
Precinct 1: Rowland Hall, 23 E. Elmwood Rd, Leonard, MI 48367
Precinct 2: Addison Township Offices, 1440 Rochester Rd, Leonard, MI 48367
Precinct 3: Fire Station 1, 4026 Forest St, Leonard, MI. 48367
For assistance in determining your precinct, the accessibility of the polling place locations, and the availability of voting instructions in alternative formats such as audio and Braille, please contact the Addison Township Clerk. For determining your precinct location and to view your sample ballot you may also search at Error! Hyperlink reference not valid..
President and Vice-President of Unites States.
Congressional Representative in Congress.
Representative in State Legislature.
Member of the State Board of Education, Regent of the University of Michigan, Trustee of Michigan State University and Governor of Wayne State University.
County: Executive, Prosecuting Attorney, Sheriff, Clerk, Treasurer, Water Resource Commissioner and County Commissioner.
Township: Supervisor, Clerk, Treasurer and Trustee.
Non Partisan Section
Justice of the Supreme Court, Judge of Court of Appeals, Judge of Circuit Court, Judge of Probate Court and Judge of District Court.
Oakland County Community College Board of Trustees.
Addison Township Library Board.
Village: President, Treasurer and Trustee, Library: Trustees.
School Boards for Almont, Lake Orion, Oxford and Romeo.
and for the following proposals
(Summary for all):
Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan
A Proposal Authorizing the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan (RTA) to Levy an Assessment. The proposal would authorize the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan (RTA) to levy within Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne counties a property tax assessment: – at a rate of 1.2 mills ($1.20 per $1,000 of taxable value); – for 20 years beginning in 2016 and ending in 2035; – that may not be increased, renewed, or used for other purposes without direct voter approval; and – to be used upon the affirmative vote of an RTA board member from each RTA member jurisdiction for the purpose of construction and operation of a public transportation system connecting Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne counties, including rapid transit bus routes across county lines, specialized service for senior citizens and people with disabilities, commuter rail, airport express service, and other public transportation purposes permitted by law, consistent with RTA bylaws and subject to the limitations of the Regional Transit Authority Act.
Oxford Community Schools
(Precincts 1 and 2)
I. Operating Millage Renewal Proposal to continue to levy the statutory rate of not to exceed 18 mills on all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, required for the school district to receive its revenue per pupil foundation allowance and renews millage that will expire with the 2016 tax levy. Shall the currently authorized millage rate limitation of 17.8078 mills ($17.8078 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Oxford Community Schools, Oakland and Lapeer Counties, Michigan, be renewed for a period of 10 years, 2017 to 2026, inclusive, to provide funds for operating purposes.
II. Operating Millage Restoration Proposal will allow the school district to levy the statutory rate of not to exceed 18 mills on all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, required for the school district to receive its revenue per pupil foundation allowance. Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Oxford Community Schools, Oakland and Lapeer Counties, Michigan, be increased by 0.1922 mill ($0.1922 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 10 years, 2017 to 2026, inclusive, to provide funds for operating purposes.
Romeo Community Schools
(Precinct 3) Operating Millage Proposal , will allow the Romeo Community Schools to continue to levy the number of operating mills required for the School District to receive revenues at the full per pupil foundation allowance permitted by the State of Michigan. Shall the limitation on the total amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, situated within the Romeo Community Schools, Counties of Macomb and Oakland, State of Michigan, be increased as provided in the Michigan Constitution, in the amount of 19.5 mills with 18 mills being the maximum allowable levy ($18.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation), for a period of five (5) years, 2017 to 2021, inclusive for general operating purposes.
Persons qualifying and would like to obtain an absentee ballot may do so by contacting the Addison Township Clerk. The Clerk will be available in the Clerk’s Office on the Saturday preceding the election. On November 5, 2016, the Clerk’s office will be open from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. and which is the deadline for requesting an absentee ballot, which will be mailed. You may vote absentee for one of the following : if you are unable to attend the polls without assistance; are 60 years of age or older; expect to be absent from the township for the entire time the polls are open on election day; are in jail, awaiting arraignment or trial; have been assigned to work as a precinct inspector in a precinct other than where you were registered; or are unable to attend the polls because of religious beliefs.
For full text of the proposals, sample ballots or any other information, please contact the Addison Township Clerk at 248.628.3317 ex 216.
Pauline Bennett, Addison Township Clerk,
248.628.3317 ext 216
1440 Rochester Rd.
Leonard, MI. 48367
Publish: October 19, 2016