On the Ballot: Commerce Twp. Police Protection Special Assessment

On the Ballot: Commerce Twp. Police Protection Special Assessment

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

Township Wide Police Protection Special Assessment ( Not Including the Village of Wolverine Lake) Shall the Charter Township of Commerce fund Police Protection operations and supporting structures, equipment, and related costs,  within   that  portion  of  the  township  outside  of  the  Village  of  Wolverine  Lake,  by   the  levy  of  a  new  special  assessment  under  Act  33  of  1951,  as   amended,  for  a  period  of  11  years,  2020  through  2030  inclusive,  in  an  amount  of  up  to  2.9  mills  ($2.90  for  each  $1000  of  real   property  taxable value) per year on the real property located within Commerce Township, and outside of the Village of Wolverine Lake, to replace the  2.7 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 $5,277,257 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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