Special Elections on May 8, 2012 by County - WNEM TV 5

Special Elections on May 8, 2012 by County

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Alcona County-done

Iosco RESA

.85 mills for 10 years.

Shall Iosco Regional Educational Service Agency, Michigan, come under sections 681 to 690 of the Revised School Code, as amended, and establish an area vocational - technical education program, which is designed to encourage the operation of area vocational - technical education programs, if the annual property tax levied for this purpose is limited to 0.85 mill ($0.85 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation), for a period of 10 years, 2012 to 2021, inclusive; the estimate of the revenue the intermediate school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $1,325,000 from local property taxes authorized herein.

Arenac County-need millage amount for AuGres

Au Gres City

Millage renewal for 5 years.

2 city council seats for 3 yr term, incumbent Keith Edmonds, incumbent Robert Woolever and non-incumbent Larry Malace.

Iosco RESA

.85 mills for 10 years

Shall Iosco Regional Educational Service Agency, Michigan, come under sections 681 to 690 of the Revised School Code, as amended, and establish an area vocational - technical education program, which is designed to encourage the operation of area vocational - technical education programs, if the annual property tax levied for this purpose is limited to 0.85 mill ($0.85 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation), for a period of 10 years, 2012 to 2021, inclusive; the estimate of the revenue the intermediate school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $1,325,000 from local property taxes authorized herein.

Clare County-done

Redding Township

Supervisor and Clerk, unopposed

Genesee County-done

Birch Run Area Schools

Shall Birch Run Area Schools, Saginaw and Genesee Counties, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Eleven Million Eight Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($11,850,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor, for the purpose of: partially remodeling, furnishing and refurnishing, equipping and re-equipping school facilities; erecting, furnishing and equipping a band room addition to Birch Run High School; acquiring, installing and equipping educational technology for school facilities; constructing, equipping, developing and improving athletic facilities, playgrounds and play fields; and developing and improving sites?

Fenton Area Public Schools -- BONDING PROPOSAL

Shall Fenton Area Public Schools, Genesee, Livingston and Oakland Counties, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Nine

Million Six Hundred Thousand Dollars ($9,600,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor, for the purpose of:

  • partially remodeling, refurnishing and re-equipping school district buildings including acquiring and
  • installing educational technology improvements and related infrastructure; purchasing and equipping school buses, and developing and improving sites?

The following is for informational purposes only:

The estimated millage that will be levied for the proposed bonds in 2012, under current law, is 1.00 mill ($1.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation). The maximum number of years the bonds may be outstanding, exclusive of any refunding, is twelve (12) years. The estimated simple average annual millage anticipated to be required to retire this bond debt is 1.81 mills ($1.81 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation).

If the school district borrows from the State to pay debt service on the bonds, the school district may be required to continue to levy mills beyond the term of the bonds to repay the State.

(Pursuant to State law, expenditure of bond proceeds must be audited, and the proceeds cannot be used for repair or maintenance costs, teacher, administrator or employee salaries, or other operating expenses.)

 

Gratiot County

Carson City-Crystal Area Schools

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 Carson City-Crystal Area Schools, Montcalm, Gratiot, Ionia and Clinton Counties, Michigan, be increased by 18 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2012 to 2016, inclusive, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $1,858,000 (this is a renewal of millage which expired with the 2011 tax levy?)

Shall Carson City-Crystal Area Schools, Montcalm, Gratiot, Ionia and Clinton Counties, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Nine Hundred Ninety-Five Thousand Dollars ($995,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor, for the purpose of partially remodeling, furnishing and refurnishing, equipping and re-equipping the Middle School/High School and Carson Elementary School; erecting, furnishing and equipping an addition to Carson Elementary School for restrooms; and developing and improving the sites?

Huron County

Owendale-Gagetown Area Schools

This measure seeks to issue a bond and implement a levy set at a rate of 3.2 mills for nearly eleven years. The bond money would go towards facility improvement costs, renovations and upgrades as needed throughout the district.School officials note that most of the school buildings are out of date and this bond would allow them to be up to date with new technology and other needed items.

Sigel Township School District #3

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 School District No. 3, Frl. of Sigel, Bloomfield, Verona and Lincoln Townships (Adams School), Huron County, Michigan, be increased by 18 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2012 to 2016, inclusive, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $22,238 (this is a renewal of millage which expired with the 2011 tax levy)?

Iosco County

Iosco County

For the period beginning July 1, 2012 and continuing through to December 31, 2014, shall Iosco County be authorized to assess a monthly surcharge of up to and not to exceed $2.10 in the monthly billings of landline, wireless, and VOIP service suppliers within the geographic boundaries of Iosco County to be used exclusively for the funding of 911 emergency telephone call answering and dispatch services within Iosco County, including facilities, equipment and operations?

Alabaster Township

Shall the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 67 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Alabaster Township, Iosco County, be increased by up to 1. mills ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of 2012 through 2016 inclusive for the purpose of suppression and control of the mosquitoes in Alabaster Township; and shall the township levy such millage for said purpose, thereby, raising in the first year an estimated $50,133

Iosco RESA

.85 mills for 10 years

Shall Iosco Regional Educational Service Agency, Michigan, come under sections 681 to 690 of the Revised School Code, as amended, and establish an area vocational - technical education program, which is designed to encourage the operation of area vocational - technical education programs, if the annual property tax levied for this purpose is limited to 0.85 mill ($0.85 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation), for a period of 10 years, 2012 to 2021, inclusive; the estimate of the revenue the intermediate school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $1,325,000 from local property taxes authorized herein.

Isabella County

Mecosta-Osceola ISD

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Mecosta-Osceola Intermediate School District, Michigan, be increased by .75 mill ($0.75 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2012 to 2016, inclusive, to provide funds to enhance other state and local funding for local school district operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the intermediate school district will collect and distribute if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $1,451,514.

Lake County

Mecosta-Osceola ISD

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Mecosta-Osceola Intermediate School District, Michigan, be increased by .75 mill ($0.75 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2012 to 2016, inclusive, to provide funds to enhance other state and local funding for local school district operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the intermediate school district will collect and distribute if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $1,451,514.

Lapeer County

Dryden Community Schools

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 Dryden Community Schools, Lapeer County, Michigan, be increased by 18 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 3 years, 2012, 2013 and 2014, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $518,000 (this is a renewal of millage which expired with the 2011 tax levy)?

Imlay City Community Schools

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 Imlay City Community Schools, Lapeer County, Michigan, be increased by 18 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 3 years, 2012, 2013 and 2014, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $1,962,711 (this is a renewal of millage which expired with the 2011 tax levy)?

Mecosta County

Mecosta-Osceola ISD

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Mecosta-Osceola Intermediate School District, Michigan, be increased by .75 mill ($0.75 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2012 to 2016, inclusive, to provide funds to enhance other state and local funding for local school district operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the intermediate school district will collect and distribute if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $1,451,514.

Morley-Stanwood Community School

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 Morley Stanwood Community Schools, Mecosta, Montcalm and Newaygo Counties, Michigan, be increased by 18 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for the year 2012, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $1,475,803.80 (this is a renewal of millage which expired with the 2011 tax levy)?

Montcalm County

Mecosta-Osceola ISD

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Mecosta-Osceola Intermediate School District, Michigan, be increased by .75 mill ($0.75 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2012 to 2016, inclusive, to provide funds to enhance other state and local funding for local school district operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the intermediate school district will collect and distribute if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $1,451,514.

Morley-Stanwood Community School

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 Morley Stanwood Community Schools, Mecosta, Montcalm and Newaygo Counties, Michigan, be increased by 18 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for the year 2012, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $1,475,803.80 (this is a renewal of millage which expired with the 2011 tax levy)?

Ogemaw County

Iosco RESA

.85 mills for 10 years.

Shall Iosco Regional Educational Service Agency, Michigan, come under sections 681 to 690 of the Revised School Code, as amended, and establish an area vocational - technical education program, which is designed to encourage the operation of area vocational - technical education programs, if the annual property tax levied for this purpose is limited to 0.85 mill ($0.85 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation), for a period of 10 years, 2012 to 2021, inclusive; the estimate of the revenue the intermediate school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $1,325,000 from local property taxes authorized herein.

Osceola County

Mecosta-Osceola ISD

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Mecosta-Osceola Intermediate School District, Michigan, be increased by .75 mill ($0.75 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2012 to 2016, inclusive, to provide funds to enhance other state and local funding for local school district operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the intermediate school district will collect and distribute if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $1,451,514.

Saginaw County

Birch Run Area Schools

Shall Birch Run Area Schools, Saginaw and Genesee Counties, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Eleven Million Eight Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($11,850,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor, for the purpose of: partially remodeling, furnishing and refurnishing, equipping and re-equipping school facilities; erecting, furnishing and equipping a band room addition to Birch Run High School; acquiring, installing and equipping educational technology for school facilities; constructing, equipping, developing and improving athletic facilities, playgrounds and play fields; and developing and improving sites?

Shiawassee County

Fowlerville Community Schools

Proposition 1: 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 Fowlerville Community Schools, Livingston, Ingham and Shiawassee Counties, Michigan, be increased by 18 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 3 years, 2012, 2013 and 2014, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $2,100,000 (this is a renewal of millage which expired with the 2011 tax levy)?

Proposition 2: 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 Fowlerville Community Schools, Livingston, Ingham and Shiawassee Counties, Michigan, be increased by .7940 mill ($0.7940 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 3 years, 2012, 2013 and 2014, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $-0- (this millage is to restore millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the Michigan Constitution of 1963 and will be levied only to the extent necessary to restore that reduction)?

Tuscola County

Caro Community Schools

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Caro Community Schools, Tuscola County, Michigan, be increased by and the board of education be authorized to levy not to exceed .80 mill ($0.80 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 7 years, 2012 to 2018, inclusive, to create a sinking fund for the construction or repair of school buildings; acquisition of property for school sites; and all other purposes authorized by law; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2012 is approximately $230,000?

Owendale-Gagetown Area Schools

This measure seeks to issue a bond and implement a levy set at a rate of 3.2 mills for nearly eleven years. The bond money would go towards facility improvement costs, renovations and upgrades as needed throughout the district.School officials note that most of the school buildings are out of date and this bond would allow them to be up to date with new technology and other needed items.

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