Chippewa County Millage Results

APPROVAL OR DISAPPROVAL OF AMENDATORY ACT TO REDUCE STATE USE TAX AND REPLACE WITH A LOCAL COMMUNITY STABILIZATION SHARE TO MODERNIZE THE TAX SYSTEM TO HELP SMALL BUSINESSES GROW AND CREATE JOBS

The amendatory act adopted by the Legislature would:

  1. Reduce the state use tax and replace with a local community stabilization share of the tax for the purpose of modernizing the tax system to help small businesses grow and create jobs in Michigan.
  2. Require Local Community Stabilization Authority to provide revenue to local governments dedicated for local purposes, including police safety, fire protection, and ambulance emergency services.
  3. Increase portion of state use tax dedicated for aid to local school districts.
  4. Prohibit Authority from increasing taxes.
  5. Prohibit total use tax rate from exceeding existing constitutional 6% limitation.

Should this law be approved?

YES – 3597
NO – 1511

Bruce Township Road Improvement & Maintenance Millage

If approved by the voters, permits the Township to levy 2.5 mills to provide funds for road improvement & maintenance within the township for 4 years beginning in 2014 and replaces two separate millages levied for these purposes that expired in 2013)
Shall the expired previous voted increase in the 15 mill limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Bruce Township, Chippewa County, Michigan of 2.5 mills ($2.50 per $1,000 of taxable value), be renewed to the original voted 2.5 mills ($2.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) and be levied for 4 years, being 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for road paving, maintenance, and improvements within the Township, and shall the Township levy such millage for said purpose? The estimate of revenue the Township will collect if this millage is approved and levied in 2014 is $176,500.

YES – 278
NO – 110

Recycling Program Proposition Millage Renewal Request

(This proposal will permit the County to renew and fully restore the millage which was previously approved by the electors in 2010 to fund the recycling program in Chippewa County)
Shall the expired previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes with Chippewa County, Michigan of .50 mill ($.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) be renewed at .50 mill ($.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) and be levied for 4 years, being 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for the development and operation of the Chippewa County Recycling Program, and shall the County levy such millage for said purpose? The estimated of revenue the County will collect if this millage is approved and levied in 2014 is $546,000.

YES – 3800
NO – 1356

Chippewa County Fixed Millage Proposition

Shall Separate Tax Limitations be established for a period of four (4) years, being 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018, for the County of Chippewa and the Townships and Intermediate School District within the County, the aggregate of which shall not exceed 8 mills as follows:

County of Chippewa 6.15
Townships 1.65
Intermediate School District .20
Total 8.00

YES – 3597
NO – 1511

Detour Township Public Library Operations Millage Renewal

(This proposal will permit DeTour Township to restore and continue the millage previously approved by the electors)
Shall the expired previous voted increase in the 15 mill limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan constitution on general ad valorem taxes within DeTour Township, Michigan of .25 mill ($0.25 per $1,000 of taxable value), be renewed at the original voted .25 mill ($0.25 per $1,000 of taxable value) and be levied for 3 years, being 2014, 2015, and 2016 inclusive, for the purpose of providing operating funds for Public Library Services at the DeTour Public Library and shall the Township levy such millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $13,500?

YES – 150
NO – 29

Kinross Township Proposal Road Maintenance and Repair Millage Request – Renewal

(This proposal will permit the Township to restore and continue the 1.5 mills previously approved by the electors in 2010)
AUGUST 5, 2014
Shall the 15 mill limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on
general ad valorem taxes within Kinross Charter Township Michigan be renewed at 1.5 mills
($1.50 per $1000 of taxable value) for a period of four years, being 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017,
inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for Road Maintenance and Repairs within the
township this being a renewal of 1.5 mills which expired with the 2013 levy and shall the
township levy such renewal in Millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $67,800.00?

YES – 271
NO – 130

Sault Schools Operating Millage Renewal Proposal

This proposal will allow the school district to continue to levy the statutory rate of 18 mills on all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, required for the school district to receive its revenue per pupil foundation allowance. The remaining .9388 mill is only available to be levied to restore millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the “Headlee” amendment to the Michigan Constitution of 1963 and will only be levied to the extent necessary to restore that reduction.
Shall the currently authorized millage rate limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in the Sault Ste. Marie Area Public Schools, Chippewa County, Michigan, be renewed by 18.9388 mills ($18.9388 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 20 years, 2015 to 2034,
inclusive, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and 18 mills are levied in 2015 is approximately $4,136,917 (this is a renewal of millage which will expire with the 2014 tax levy)?

YES – 1785
NO – 945

Sugar Island Township Ambulance Services Millage Request – Renewal

(This proposal will permit the Township to restore and continue the millage previously approved for the above purpose by the electors of this township) Shall the previous voted increase in the 15 mill limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Sugar Island Township, Chippewa County, Michigan of 1.4642 mill ($1.4642 per $1,000 of taxable value) which was reduced to 1.4359 mill by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at 1.4359 mill ($1.4359 per $1,000 of taxable value) for 4 years, being 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for Operating Ambulance Services (this being a renewal of the ambulance operating millage which expired with the 2013 levy) within the township and shall the township levy such renewal in millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $57,500?

YES – 131
NO – 36

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