May 7, 2019 Election: Royal Oak Township Millage and Marijuana on the Ballot
Royal Oak Township, MI – Voters in Royal Oak Township have two ballot measures on the May 7, 2019 election.
Ballot Language is as follows:
General Operating Millage Renewal
Shall the Charter Township of Royal Oak be authorized to continue the previously authorized levy of 4.5000 mills for a period of 4 years, 2020 through 2023 inclusive to provide general operating capital purchase funds? Approval of the proposal authorizes the levy of approximately $4.50 per $1,000.00 of taxable value on all taxable property in the Charter Township of Royal Oak. It is estimated that this proposal would result in authorization to collect approximately $144,150 in the first year, if approved. A property with taxable value of $100,000.00 would be taxed $450.00 annually for the millage.
A proposed initiative ordinance to amend Article 8 of the Royal Oak Township ordinances to allow marihuana related businesses in Royal Oak township. This proposal would authorize an unlimited number of marihuana related businesses to locate on parcels of property within Royal Oak township that are larger than five acres and that have been continuously unoccupied for at least five years.
Should this proposal be adopted?
More election info: Oakland County Clerk Website