Marquette 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 – 5278
NO – 2489

Marquette Area Public Schools Millage Proposal, Building and Site Sinking Fund Tax Levy

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Marquette Area Public Schools, Marquette County, Michigan, be increased by and the board of education be authorized to levy not to exceed .95 mill ($0.95 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 10 years, 2014 to 2023, inclusive, to create a sinking fund for the construction or repair of school buildings and all other purposes authorized by law; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2014 is approximately $1,104,380?

YES – 2687
NO – 1535

Powell Township School District No. 12 Operating Millage Proposal

This proposal will allow the school district 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. Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Powell Township School District No. 12, Marquette County, Michigan, be increased by 20 mills ($20.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 20 years, 2014 to 2033, inclusive, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2014 is approximately $913,474?

YES – 253
NO – 54

County Proposition for Millage for the Continuation of the Marquette County Transit Authority (MARQ–TRAN)
To provide local funds for the continuing operations and capitol purchases of the Marquette County Transit Authority (MARQ–TRAN), on all properties within the County of Marquette, Michigan, shall the total amount of ad valorem taxes collected be renewed at six–tenths (.6) of a mill ($0.60 per $1,000.00 of Taxable Valuation of real and taxable personal property) for a period of (6) years, from 2015–2020, inclusive? (The taxes collected the first year would amount to approximately $1,308,308).

YES – 6020
NO – 1882

Ewing Township Road Proposition

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Ewing Township, Marquette County, Michigan be renewed for two (2) mills, two dollars per thousand of taxable value, to be levied for four (4) years (2014 – 2017 inclusive) for the purpose of road improvement, repairs and maintenance?
This will generate approximately Fifteen Thousand Six Hundred Sixty Eight Dollars ($15,668) in the first year.

YES – 18
NO – 7

Forsyth Township General Operating Millage Renewal

Shall the total tax rate limitation, on the total amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Forsyth Township, Marquette County, Michigan, for all purposes, be continued for a period of five years, from 2015 to 2019, both inclusive, per Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution at the rate of 4.8923 mills ($4.89 on each $1000 of taxable value)? This proposal will raise approximately $880,273 in its first year, based upon 2014 taxable value.

YES – 442
NO – 204

Forsyth Township Community Centers & Recreation Operating Millage Renewal

Shall the total tax rate limitation, on the total amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Forsyth Township, Marquette County, Michigan, for the purpose of maintaining and operating the Township Community Centers and related recreational purposes, be continued for a period of twenty (20) years, from 2015 to 2035, both inclusive, per Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution at the rate of 1.8017 mills ($1.80 on each $1000 of taxable value)?
This proposal will raise approximately $324,180 in its first year, based upon 2014 taxable value.

YES – 445
NO – 180

Humboldt Township Sanitation Millage Proposal

Shall Humboldt Township levy 1.5 mills total for the purpose of SANITATION, the total rate to be assessed against all property in Humboldt Township, Marquette County, at a rate of $1.50 per $1,000.00 of TAXABLE VALUATION of all property in the township for a period of five years, 2014 through 2018, all inclusive? This millage will generate approximately $41,250.00.

YES – 70
NO – 24

Michigamme Township Renewal of Operating Millage

Shall the previous voted General Operating Fund millage be renewed to the original voted 4.0000 mills ($4.00 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) and levied for six (6) years, 2015 to 2020 inclusive for the General Operating Fund of Garbage, Park, Building and Road; thereby raising in the first year an estimated $165,314.52.

YES – 114
NO – 33

Republic Township Renewal for Road Millage

For the purpose of renewing the millage for taxes which may be assessed against all property in Republic Township, Marquette County, Michigan for roads be continued in the amount of 1.0000 mills ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) to be levied for five (5) years, from 2014 to 2018, all years inclusive, for the purpose of road improvement, repairs and maintenance (the taxes collected the first year would amount to approximately $58,048)?

YES – 152
NO – 115

Republic Township Renewal for General Operating

For the purpose of renewing the millage for operation purposes for Republic Township, shall the ad valorem taxes collected on all property within the Township of Republic, County of Marquette, Michigan, be continued in the amount of 5 mills ($5.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a period of four (4) years from 2014 to 2017 all years inclusive (the taxes collected from this renewal for the first year would amount to approximately $290,240)?

YES – 150
NO – 116

Richmond Township Renewal for General Operating

Shall the previously voted increase in the 15 mill tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Richmond Township be renewed at 2 mills ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of 2014 through 2018 inclusive, for general operating purposes, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $28,573.00.

YES – 69
NO – 13

Tilden Township Road Improvement Millage

Shall Tilden Township, Marquette County, impose an increase of 1.00 mills ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy it for five (5) years, 2015 through 2019 inclusive, to provide for the maintenance and improvement of county roads within the Township raising an estimated $24,493.25 in the first year the millage is levied?

YES – 91
NO – 20

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