TOWNSHIP OF ADDSION
CLOSE OF REGISTRATION FOR THE
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
To the Qualified Electors of the Township of Addison County of Oakland:
Notice is hereby given that the last day to register for the November 8, 2016 General Election will be Monday, October 11, 2016. If you are not currently registered to vote or need to register at a new address, you may do so at the following locations and times:
· Addison Township Clerk’s offices @ 1440 Rochester Rd., Leonard MI. 48367) Regular business hours are Monday –Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
· County Elections Division, 1200 N. Telegraph Rd., Pontiac, MI 48341, Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm.
· Secretary of State Branch Offices.
· At specified agencies for clients receiving services through Family Independence Agency, the Department of Community Health, Michigan Jobs Commission and some offices of the Commission for the Blind.
· At military recruitment offices for persons who are enlisting.
Voter Registration Application – Mail to the election official as directed on the application by the close of registration deadline. Note: Persons registering by mail are required to vote in person unless they have previously voted in person in the state or are at least 60 years of age or are handicapped.
The election will be conducted in all voting precincts of Township of Addison for the purpose of electing candidates for the following offices:
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):
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
(Precinct 1and 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?
Full text of proposals or sample ballots are available and may be obtained from the Township Clerk Pauline Bennett, during regular business hours (above). Also available at the Township (addisontwp.org) or Secretary of State Website. Please call the Township Clerk if you have questions or concerns. 248-628-3317 ext 216
Pauline Bennett, Addison Township Clerk
1440 Rochester Rd. Leonard, MI. 48367
Publish: September 21, 2016