May 7, 2019 Election: Royal Oak Township Millage and Marijuana on the Ballot

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…

On the Ballot: Farmington Residents to Vote on Millage Proposal

On the Ballot: Farmington Residents to Vote on Millage Proposal (City of Farmington Press Release) Farmington, MI –  Farmington residents will be asked to approve a millage proposal allowing City Council to levy up to an additional 3.0 mills in property taxes on November’s ballot. Farmington City Council unanimously supported placing the proposal on the…

Independence Township Voters Have Two Proposals on Aug. 7 Ballot

Independence Township Voters Have Two Proposals on Aug. 7 Ballot (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 30, 2018) Independence Township, MI – Voters in Independence Township have two ballot proposals on the Aug. 7, 2018 primary ballot. Here is the ballot language: Independence Township Police Services Operating Millage Shall the Charter Township of Independence be authorized to…

Data View: Voting Data in Pontiac School District

Data View: Voting Data in Pontiac School District (Kurt Metzger, Feb. 23, 2016) Pontiac, MI – The Pontiac School District (PSD) includes all or part of Pontiac, Auburn Hills, Sylvan Lake, Lake Angelus, and the townships of Bloomfield, West Bloomfield, Waterford and Orion. Declining birth rates and population out-migration from Pontiac have combined with schools…

Amy Butters: Why I’m Voting Yes for Ferndale Schools Nov. 3

I’m voting Yes for Ferndale Schools on Nov. 3, and YOU WON’T BELIEVE WHAT WILL HAPPEN… Amy Butters: Why I’m Voting Yes for Ferndale Schools Nov. 3 (Guest View by Amy Butters, Ferndale Schools Trustee, Nov. 2, 2015) I’m voting Yes for Ferndale Schools on Nov. 3, and you won’t believe what will happen… 1.…

Hazel Parks School District’s Two Millage Proposals

Registered voters of the Hazel Park School District have an opportunity to vote on two proposed millages. Below is the ballot language for each. For more Voter Info, check out the City of Ferndale’s official election info page at http://www.ferndale-mi.com/Services/Elections/Overview.htm. Also see our Voter Info page at http://oaklandcounty115.com/category/voter_info/.

Art is for Everyone Picks Ferndale for HQ

23233 Woodward has a new, but temporary, tenant. The building is the Oakland County Headquarters for the Art is for Everyone Campaign, whose goal is to encourage support of the Aug. 7th ballot proposal to provide taxpayer support for the Detroit Institute of Arts. The millage will cost the owner of a $150,000 home about $15 a year, and the money will be used to operate the museum and its programming.

Citizens for Quality Schools Gears up for Feb 28 Millage Vote

On Feb 28, 2012 voters will be asked to vote for a millage that would extend the current millage rate of 7 mills in order to raise money for infrastructure improvements in the Ferndale School District. Currently the bond is set to expire in 2023, but if approved it would extend taxpayer’s obligation to 2033. The money would be used to eliminate asbestos in school buildings, repair heating systems, upgrade wiring and other technological needs, pool repairs and other repairs.