On the Ballot: Walled Lake Voters Asked to Approve Trailway Millage

On the Ballot: Walled Lake Voters Asked to Approve Trailway Millage

Walled Lake, MI- Voters in Walled Lake will see a measure on the Nov. 6 ballot to raise funds for the Michigan Airline Trailway.  Ballot language is as follows:

Walled Lake City Michigan Airline Trailway Millage Shall  the  City  tax  limitation  imposed  on  all  taxable  real  and  tangible   personal  property  within  the  City  of  Walled  Lake,  Oakland  County,   Michigan,  be  increased  in  an  amount  not  to  exceed  0.5000  mills  ($0.50  on  each  $1,000  of  taxable  value)  for  six  (6)  years,  2019  to  2024   inclusive, to provide funds to operate, maintain, improve, repair and rehabilitate the newly established Michigan Airline Trail located within  the  City  of  Walled  Lake  including,  but  not  limited  to,  the  former  train  depot  facility  adjacent  to  the  Trail?

The total  revenue  the  City  will  collect if the millage is approved and levied beginning in the 2019 calendar year through 2024 calendar year is estimated to be $596,282.00

An  incremental  portion  of  this  revenue  may  be  subject  to  capture  by  the  Walled  Lake  Downtown  Development  Authority  according  to  existing laws  and regulations generally applicable to taxable property within the City of Walled Lake

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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