In Iron County:
… The Caspian City Commission has two seats up for two–year terms.
In the three way race, Joe Sabol (52) lost to Mark Stauber (62) and Jody Menghini (64).
… There’s also another Caspian City Commission seat: The winning candidate will serve a partial term, ending at the end of next year: Anthony Dallavalle (65) over David Medovtch (45).
… Iron River had three offices to vote on: Roger Zanon (145) lost to Terry Tarsi(188) for mayor.
… Two of Iron River’s precincts had contested races for the city council. In Precinct two, Michael Brozak (38) lost to Al Perongo (52). In Precinct 4, Ray Coates(63) beat out Arthur ‘Bernie’ Sacheck (44).
Three communities in Iron County had millage proposals:
… Bates Township’s Combined General Operations And Road Millage is up for renewal. It’s 3 mills a year for 4 years. It passed: yes 112, no 24
… Iron River Township’s General Operations Millage was also due to be renewed. It would cost 2 mills a year for 3 years. It was defeated: 109 yes, 124 no
… Crystal Falls Township’s General Operations Millage was on the line: It will be 3.5 mills a year for 4 years. It was renewed: 274 yes, 157 no
Ontonagon County asked voters in Interior Township: Should the millage be increased .55 mills for 4 years for general operations of Interior Township? This would raise $5,775 in the first year. It was defeated by one vote, Yes: 37, No: 38
… The Interior Township Park Fund Millage also passed. It will be increased .30 mills for 4 years for township park mowing and maintenance to raise $3,150 in the first year. Yes 42, No 36
… Interior Township Cemetery Fund Millage was passed. It will be increased .15 mills for 4 years for township cemetery mowing and maintenance to raise $1,575 in the first year. Yes votes: 43, No: 35
…the Stannard Township Fire Department Millage will be increased 1 mill for 5 years for operating expenses for the Stannard Township Fire Department. This would raise $20,637 in the first year. Yes: 49, No: 11
Schoolcraft County had two countywide ballot questions and its largest city has a contested race to decide.
…Manistique City Council will have three seats held by
Jack Hoag 192, Dan Evonich 213 and Rick Hollister 241. The trio beat out Rick Pawley 156 and Doug Erickson 160.
…Schoolcraft County Economic Development passed 568 to 556. The millage will be increased .00003 mills for 3 years for funding economic development in Schoolcraft County to raise $10,011 in the first year.
… M.S.U. Services Millage requested a millage be increased .0188 mills for 5 years for funding Michigan State University Extension Services in Schoolcraft County to raise $62,000 in the first year. It was Yes: 526 and No: 599.