On the Ballot: Commerce Twp. Fire & Rescue Special Assessment

On the Ballot: Commerce Twp. Fire & Rescue Special Assessment

Commerce Township, MI – Residents in Commerce Township, including Wolverine Lake, are asked to vote on a Special Assessment for Fire & Rescue Protection. Ballot language is as follows:

Shall  the Charter Township of Commerce fund Fire & Rescue Protection operations and supporting structures, equipment, and related costs  for a period of 9 years, 2020 through 2028 inclusive, by the levy of a new special assessment under Act 33 of 1951, as amended, in an amount  of up to 2.8 mills ($2.80 for each $1,000 of real property taxable value) per year on the real property located within Commerce Township and  the  Village  of  Wolverine  Lake  to  replace  the  2.0  mill  10  year  special  assessment  set  to  end  in  2019 ?    The  estimated  maximum  amount  of   revenue  that  could  be  collected  in  the  first  year  the  millage  is  authorized  and  levied  could  be  $5,569,208  based  upon  the  projected  2020   township wide taxable value.

Election Day is Nov. 6, 2018.

Find more information on ballot proposals and candidates at Oakland County Clerk’s website, and Oakland County Times Election Page.

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