Public Notices: Addison Township


OF MICHIGAN: PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that there will be a General Election on November 8,
2022 and that any qualified elector of Addison Township who is not already registered, may register to
vote at the Office of the Township Clerk; the Office of the County Clerk; a Secretary of State Branch
Office; or other designated State Agency. Registration forms can be obtained at
and mailed to the Township Clerk. Voters who are already registered may update their registration at
The last day to register in any manner other than in-person with the local Clerk is Monday, October 24,
After this date, anyone who qualifies as an elector may register to vote in person with proof of residency
(MCL 168.497) at the Addison Township Clerk’s Office, located at 1440 Rochester Rd., Leonard, MI
48367 at the following times:
 Regular business hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:30 – 5:00 p.m. and
Friday from 7:30 – 4:00 p.m.
 Saturday, November 5, 2022 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
 Election Day, Tuesday, November 8, 2022 from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, the November 8, 2022 General Election will be conducted in all voting
precincts of Addison Township for the purpose of electing candidates for the following Offices:
State Governor and Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Representative in
Congress 9 th District, State Senator 24 th District, Representative in State Legislature 66 th District, Member
of State Board of Education, Regent of the University of Michigan, Trustee Michigan State University,
Governor of Wayne State University, County Commissioner 5 th District, Addison Township Trustee
partial term. Nonpartisan: Justice of the Supreme Court, Judge of Court of Appeals 2 nd District, Judges of
Circuit Court 6th Circuit, Judge of Probate Court, Judge of District Court 52 nd District, 3ed Division,
Oakland Community College Board of Trustees, Village of Leonard Trustee, Board Members for the
Community School Districts for Almont, Lake Orion, Oxford and Romeo Community School Districts.
Proposals (or summary):
State of Michigan 22-1
A proposal to amend the state constitution to require annual public financial disclosure reports by
legislators and other state officers
and change state legislator term limit to 12 total years in legislature
This proposed constitutional amendment would:
– Require members of legislature, governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, and attorney general
file annual public financial
disclosure reports after 2023, including assets, liabilities, income sources, future employment agreements,
gifts, travel reimbursements,
and positions held in organizations except religious, social, and political organizations.
– Require legislature implement but not limit or restrict reporting requirements.
– Replace current term limits for state representatives and state senators with a 12-year total limit in any
combination between house and
senate, except a person elected to senate in 2022 may be elected the number of times allowed when that
person became a candidate.
Should this proposal be adopted?
A proposal to amend the state constitution to add provisions regarding elections
This proposed constitutional amendment would:
– Recognize fundamental right to vote without harassing conduct;
– Require military or overseas ballots be counted if postmarked by election day;
– Provide voter right to verify identity with photo ID or signed statement;
– Provide voter right to single application to vote absentee in all elections;
– Require state-funded absentee-ballot drop boxes, and postage for absentee applications and ballots;
– Provide that only election officials may conduct post-election audits;
– Require nine days of early in-person voting;
– Allow donations to fund elections, which must be disclosed;
– Require canvass boards certify election results based only on the official records of votes cast.
Should this proposal be adopted?
A proposal to amend the state constitution to establish new individual right to reproductive
freedom, including right to make all decisions about pregnancy and abortion; allow state to
regulate abortion in some cases; and forbid prosecution of individuals exercising established right

This proposed constitutional amendment would:
– Establish new individual right to reproductive freedom, including right to make and carry out all
decisions about pregnancy, such as
prenatal care, childbirth, postpartum care, contraception, sterilization, abortion, miscarriage management,
and infertility;
– Allow state to regulate abortion after fetal viability, but not prohibit if medically needed to protect a
patient’s life or physical or mental
– Forbid state discrimination in enforcement of this right; prohibit prosecution of an individual, or a
person helping a pregnant individual,
for exercising rights established by this amendment;
– Invalidate state laws conflicting with this amendment.
Should this proposal be adopted
Oakland County Authority
Oakland County Public Transportation Millage
A proposal to authorize Oakland County to levy a millage for the purpose of funding public transportation
services in Oakland County, including operating, maintaining, improving, and expanding transit services,
creating and expanding new fixed routes for bus service connecting local communities, expanding
transportation services for seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities, and providing transportation to
get employees to jobs, patients to healthcare, students to colleges and universities, for the general public
to have more transportation options, and for related purposes authorized by law. This millage would be
levied at a maximum rate of .95 mills (95 cents per $1,000 in taxable value) for a period of 10 years
beginning in 2022 and ending in 2031.This millage would replace an expiring millage levied by the
Oakland County Public Transportation Authority supporting the Suburban Mobility Authority for
Regional Transportation (SMART), and fund replacement of other local public transportation millages. If
this new millage is approved and levied, revenue will be distributed to Oakland County, SMART, North
Oakland Transportation Authority (NOTA), Older Persons’ Commission (OPC), and the Western
Oakland Transportation Authority (WOTA). It is estimated that $66,163,000 will be collected in the first
year. Expenditure of revenue from the millage will be subject to oversight by the Oakland County Board
of Commissioners and to independent audits.
Should this proposal be adopted?
Leonard Village Proposal:
This Petition Would Require the Village of Leonard Initiation of an Ordinance to Allow an Adult
Use Recreational Marihuana Establishment
The Village of Leonard, as required by the authority of Section 6, Subsection 1 of the Michigan
Regulation and Taxation Marihuana Act, 2018 Initiated Law 1 MCL 333.27951 Forward the proposition
to allow and regulate within the Village limits the business operations of persons/businesses licensed by
the State to operate Marihuana Establishment(s). This proposition would:
1) Allow State licensed Marihuana Establishments to operate within the Village in ANY zoning district
including residential zoning;
2) Provide for an Ordinance for regulation of Recreational Marihuana for the operation of an
establishment within the Village limits for
growers, processors, retailers, transporters and micro-businesses.
Should this proposition be adopted?
Macomb Intermediate School District
Special Education Facilities Improvement Bond Proposal
Macomb Intermediate School District
Counties of Macomb, St. Clair and Oakland
State of Michigan
Shall the Macomb Intermediate School District, Counties of Macomb, St. Clair and Oakland, State of
Michigan, borrow the sum of not to
exceed Ninety-Seven Million, Four Hundred and Sixty-Five Thousand Dollars ($97,465,000) and issue its
general obligation unlimited tax
bonds, in one or more series, for the purpose of paying for the cost of the following capital projects:
Serving special education students, including infants and toddlers, throughout Macomb County, with
disabilities such as autism, cerebral
palsy, cognitive impairments and emotional disabilities by:
– Acquiring sites and erecting special education buildings, acquiring buildings for special education,
erecting additions to existing school
buildings and other facilities and preparing developing and improving sites at school buildings and other
facilities for special education; and
– Remodeling, equipping, re-equipping, furnishing, re-furnishing school buildings and other facilities for
special education; and purchasing
school buses for special education students?
The maximum number of years any series of bonds may be outstanding, exclusive of refunding, is not
more than Twenty-four and one
quarter (24.25) years; the estimated millage that will be levied to pay the proposed bonds in the first year
is 0.17 mills (which is equal to

$0.17 per $1,000 of taxable value); and the estimated simple average annual millage that will be required
to retire each series of bonds is
0.15 mills annually ($0.15 per $1,000 of taxable value). The tax levy to pay the proposed bonds in the
first year for a homeowner with a
home value equal to the Macomb County average value of $230,767 is estimated not to exceed $19.62 for
the year.The proposed projects to be financed under this bond proposal will benefit special education
students from public school academies and
the following school districts located within the School District:
Anchor Bay School District, Armada Area Schools, Center Line Public Schools, Chippewa Valley
Clintondale Community Schools, Eastpointe Public Schools, Fitzgerald Public Schools, Fraser Public
Schools, Lake Shore Public Schools, Lakeview Public Schools, L’Anse Creuse, Public Schools, Macomb
Intermediate School District, Mount Clemens Community Schools, New Haven Community Schools,
Richmond Community Schools, Romeo Community Schools, Roseville Community Schools, South Lake
Schools, Utica Community Schools, Van Dyke Public Schools, Warren Consolidated Schools, Warren
Woods Public Schools
(Pursuant to State law, the proceeds may not be used for teacher, administrator or employee salaries,
repair or maintenance costs or other operating expenses.
Information for Voters:
Copies of sample ballots with candidate listing and proposals may be obtained/viewed in person at the
Clerk’s Office, request at or use the link or
The Clerk’s Office will be open on the Saturday preceding the November 8, 2022 general election, on
November 5, 2022, from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Persons with disabilities needing accommodations
may contact the Clerk’s Office.
Pauline Bennett, Addison Township Clerk 248.628.3317 ext. 216
1440 Rochester Rd. Leonard MI. 48367 Publish: September 28, 2022


Public Notice
Addison Township

Notice of Public Accuracy Test of Voting Equipment

To the qualified electors of Addison Township, Oakland County, State of Michigan: Notice is hereby
given that a Public Accuracy Test for the electronic voting equipment that will be used in all precincts for
the November 8, 2022 General Election is scheduled for Monday, October 3, 2022 at 12:30 p.m. at the
Addison Township Offices, located at 1440 Rochester Rd., Leonard, MI 48367. The Public Accuracy Test
is conducted to demonstrate that the computer programming used to tabulate the votes cast at the
election meets the requirements of Michigan Election Law.
Pauline Bennett,
Addison Township Clerk
248-628-3317 ext 216
Publish: September 28, 2022




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