SANILAC COUNTY ELECTION NOTICE

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Notice is hereby given that a Primary Election will be held in Sanilac County on

TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2022

TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS: Of the Sanilac County Townships of Bridgehampton, Forester, Greenleaf,

Marion, Watertown and Wheatland and the Cities of Marlette and Sandusky, State of Michigan:

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the following offices and proposals will appear on the ballot:

PRIMARY ELECTION

Candidates of the Democratic Party and Republican Party seeking election to the following offices are to be voted for: State: Governor, US Senator-25th District, Representative in Congress-9th District, State Representative-98th District. County: Clerk, Road Commissioner and County Commissioner. City: Delegate to County Convention. Township: Clerk, Treasurer, Trustee and Delegate to County Convention.

RENEWAL OF

S.A.V.E. PARTNERSHIP MILLAGE

(Sanilac Area Violence Elimination and Education)

This is a renewal of the expired S.A.V.E. Partnership 0.2000 millage in order to continue funding for providing programs and their operating costs related to child abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault and homelessness in Sanilac County.

Shall the expired previously voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Sanilac County, which was last approved for four years by the electors in 2018, be renewed at the originally voted 0.2000 mills (20 cents per $1,000.00 of taxable value) and levied for four (4) years, 2022 through 2025, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funding for programs and their operating costs relating to child abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault and homelessness in Sanilac County and under the direct supervision of a Board consisting of the Chairperson of the County Board of Commissioners, two (2) members of the general public appointed by the Board of Commissioners, the Public Health Director, the Mental Health Director, the Prosecuting Attorney and the Sheriff, or their designated representatives? If approved, it is estimated that the 0.2000 mill would raise $339,076 in the first year the millage is levied. A portion of the millage may be captured by local Tax Increment Finance Authorities, Brownfield Redevelopment Authorities and Downtown Development Authorities.

RENEWAL OF

SANILAC COUNTY DRUG TASK FORCE MILLAGE

This is a renewal of the expired Drug Task Force 0.5000 millage that will provide funds for the continued operation of the Drug Task Force in Sanilac County.

Shall the expired previously voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Sanilac County, which was last approved for four years by the electors in 2018, be renewed at the originally voted 0.5000 mills (50 cents per $1,000.00 of taxable value), and levied for four (4) years, 2022 through 2025, inclusive, for the purpose of providing continued funding for the Sanilac County Drug Task Force, whose sole purpose shall be the prevention, detection, arrest and prosecution of persons involved in the distribution of illegal controlled substances and related criminal activity, and which shall operate under the supervision of the Drug Task Force Board consisting of the Chairperson of the County Board of Commissioners, two (2) members of the general public to be appointed by the Board of Commissioners, the Prosecuting Attorney, the Sheriff, and a Representative of the Sanilac County Chief’s Association? If approved, it is estimated that the 0.5000 mill would raise $847,000 in the first year the millage is levied. A portion of the millage may be captured by local Tax Increment Finance Authorities, Brownfield Redevelopment Authorities and Downtown Development Authorities.

RENEWAL OF

THE SANILAC COUNTY PARKS MILLAGE

This is a renewal of the expired County Parks 0.2000 millage that will provide funds for the continued operation of the County Parks in Sanilac County.

Shall the expired previously voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Sanilac County, which was last approved for four years by the electors in 2018, be renewed at the originally voted 0.2000 mills (20 cents per $1,000.00 of taxable value) and levied for four (4) years, 2022 through 2025, inclusive, for the purpose of providing operating/capital improvements in maintaining services to Sanilac County Parks under the direction and supervision of the Sanilac County Parks Board? If approved, it is estimated that the 0.2000 mill would raise $339,076 in the first year the millage is levied. A portion of the millage may be captured by local Tax Increment Finance Authorities, Brownfield Redevelopment Authorities and Downtown Development Authorities.

RENEWAL OF

SANILAC COUNTY VETERANS MILLAGE

This is a renewal of the expired veterans 0.2000 millage that will provide funds for the benefit of veterans receiving support and services through the County Veterans Affairs Department.

Shall the expired previously voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Sanilac County, which was last approved for six years by the electors in 2016, be renewed at the originally voted 0.2000 mills (20 cents per $1,000.00 of taxable value), and levied for six (6) years, 2022 through 2027, inclusive, for the purpose to equip, operate, and provide support and assistance services to veterans through a county department of Veterans Affairs? If approved, it is estimated that the 0.2000 mill would raise $339,076 in the first year the millage is levied. A portion of the millage may be captured by local Tax Increment Finance Authorities, Brownfield Redevelopment Authorities and Downtown Development Authorities.

RENEWAL OF

THE 9-1-1 EMERGENCY SERVICES MILLAGE

This is a renewal of the expired 9-1-1 Emergency Services 0.2000 millage that will provide funding for the continued operation of Sanilac County 9-1-1 Emergency Services and its related facilities, equipment, and operation costs.

Shall the expired previously voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Sanilac County, which was last approved for four years by the electors in 2018, be renewed at the originally voted 0.2000 mills (20 cents per $1,000.00 of taxable value) and levied for four (4) years, 2022 through 2025, inclusive, for the exclusive purpose of funding of 9-1-1 emergency telephone call answering and dispatch services within Sanilac County, including facilities, equipment and operations; and for providing to all law enforcement, EMTs, and Fire Departments within Sanilac County, 9-1-1 emergency radio equipment; and to be administered under the direction and supervision of the Sanilac County Central Dispatch Board? If approved, it is estimated that the 0.2000 mill would raise $339,076 in the first year the millage is levied. A portion of the millage may be captured by local Tax Increment Finance Authorities, Brownfield Redevelopment Authorities and Downtown Development Authorities.

VILLAGE DECKERVILLE

TAX LIMITATION PROPOSITION FOR

POLICE PROTECTION MILLAGE RENEWAL

A village of Deckerville Tax Limitation Proposition for Police Protection Millage Renewal for two (2) mills terminates on December 31, 2022. Shall the Village of Deckerville’s previously imposed increase of up to two (2) mills ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable value)(reduced to $1.9623 mills by required rollbacks) in the 15 mill tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes in the Village of Deckerville be renewed and increased back to two (2) mills ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable value), and levied for four (4) years from January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2026 inclusive, for Police Protection in the Village of Deckerville, which will raise an estimated Twenty-Four Thousand Fourteen Dollars and Twenty-Two Cents ($24,014.22) in the first year the millage is levied?

Shall the Marlette District Library, County of Sanilac, Michigan, be authorized to levy annually a new additional millage in an amount not to exceed .80 mill ($0.80 on each $1,000 of taxable value) against all taxable property within the Marlette District Library district for a period of ten (10) years, 2023 to 2032, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for all district library purposes authorized by law? The estimate of the revenue the Marlette District Library will collect if the millage is approved and levied by the Marlette District Library in the first year (2023) is approximately $83,000.

Sample ballots may beviewed at www.mi.gov/vote

Verify voter registration or register to vote at www.mi.gov/vote

SANILAC COUNTY POLLING LOCATIONS – POLLS ARE OPEN FROM 7:00 A.M. UNTIL 8:00 P.M.

ON ELECTION DAY – AUGUST 2, 2022

Bridgehampton Township

Shelly McCarty

Bridgehampton Township Hall

491 N. Ruth Road

Carsonville, Michigan 48419

City of Marlette

Rebecca Slater

Marlette City Hall

6436 Morris Street

Marlette, Michigan 48453

City of Sandusky

Laurie Burns

Sandusky City Hall

26 W. Speaker Street

Sandusky, Michigan 48471

Forester Township

Marjorie Hoenicke

Forester Township Hall

2470 Lakeshore Road

Deckerville, Michigan 48427

Greenleaf Township

Judy Keller

Greenleaf Township Hall

6435 Bay City Forestville Rd.

Cass City, Michigan 48726

Marion Township

Deborah Williamson

Marion Township Hall

3451 Main Street

Deckerville, Michigan 48427

Watertown Township

Tammy Ross

Watertown Township Hall

2630 S. Sandusky Road

Sandusky, Michigan 48471

Wheatland Township

Tina Terbrack

Wheatland Township Hall

4493 Cherington Road

Deckerville, Michigan 48427

All voting locations are handicapped accessible. A Voter Assist Terminal, ImageCast X, is available. Alternative voting instructions (audio and Braille) will be available. Persons with special needs as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the appropriate Clerk’s Office. This notice is given as required by law, MCL 168.498(3).

LESLIE HILGENDORF, SANILAC COUNTY CLERK

On behalf of:

Sanilac County City and Township Clerks

SANILAC COUNTY

MARLETTE DISTRICT LIBRARY

MARION

TOWNSHIP

ALL

JURISDICTION

MARLETTE DISTRICT LIBRARY

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