Notice of Election - Melvindale - North Allen Park School Millage
MELVINDALE NORTHERN ALLEN PARK SCHOOL DISTRICT
CITY OF ALLEN PARK
COUNTY OF WAYNE
STATE OF MICHIGAN
NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION
TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017
To the qualified electors of the Melvindale Northern Allen Park School District (precincts 1, 2 & 3), City of Allen Park, County of Wayne:
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Special Election will be held in the City of Allen Park, County of Wayne, Michigan, on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at which time, the following proposal identified below is qualified to appear on the May 2, 2017 Special Election ballot:
MELVINDALE-NORTHERN ALLEN PARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL
This proposal would renew the authorization for the Melvindale-Northern Allen Park Public Schools to levy mills for general operating purposes. The District’s prior authorization expires with the 2018 levy. Under this proposal, the District would be authorized to continue to levy the statutory rate of 18 mills on non-homestead property (commercial, industrial and residential rental property) required for the District to receive its full per pupil foundation allowance under state law. Owner-occupied homes are exempt from this levy.
As a renewal of authorization which expires with the 2018 levy, shall the limitation on the tax upon taxable property, to the extent not eligible for principal residence or other statutory exemption, in the Melvindale-Northern Allen Park Public Schools, County of Wayne, Michigan be increased by 18.000 mills ($18.000 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the next ten (10) years, the years 2019 to 2028, inclusive, to provide funds for operating expenses of the District? If approved, this millage would raise an estimated $4,283,200 for the District in 2019.
YOU ARE FURTHER NOTIFIED that the polls for said election will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m., and the polling places for said election are as follows:
Consolidated Precinct 1 (Precincts 1, 2, 3) - Allen Park Community Center 15800 White St.
(aka The Frank J. Lada Ice Arena)
All polling locations are handicap accessible. To obtain election instructions in an alternative format (audio or Braille), contact the Clerk’s Office at 313-928-1144 prior to Election Day.
STATEMENT AS REQUIRED BY ACT 278 OF PUBLIC ACTS OF 1964
Amending the Property Tax Limitation Act
I, ERIC R. SABREE, Treasurer of Wayne County, Michigan, do hereby certify that, as of Septemeber 20, 2016 the total of all voted increases in excess of the tax rate limitation established by Section 6, Article IX of the Constitution of the State of Michigan, as amended, and the years such increases are effective on property in the County of Wayne are as follows:
Taxing Authorities Date of Election Voted Years Increase
County of Wayne November 3, 2009 1 mill 2019
Wayne County Jail August 7, 2012 1 mill 2021
Wayne County Parks August 2, 2016 0.25 mills 2020
Wayne County Community November 6, 2008 1.25 mills 2020
College November 6, 2012 1 mill 2022
Allen Park Public Schools November, 2013 18 mills 2019 (non homestead only)
Melvindale Northern Allen June 2008 18 mills 2018 (non homestead only)
Park Public School District
Southgate Community School November 2014 18 mills 2025 (non homestead only)
District April 1999 3.82 mills 2024
Allen Park Community Center January 2003 .37 mills 2005 thru 2033
AP Sewer August 2008 1.1 mills 2032
AP Police/Fire November 2011 6.75 mills 2022
AP Roads November 2015 1.9015 mills 2024
Notice is further given that the City Clerks Office will be open on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM for Absentee Voting purposes only.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public accuracy test for the May 2, 2017 Special Election will be conducted on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 3:30 p.m., in the City Clerk’s Office located at Allen Park City Hall, 16630 Southfield Road Suite 3100, Allen Park, Michigan.
The public accuracy test is conducted to demonstrate that the computer program used to record and count the votes cast at the election have been prepared in accordance with law .
To obtain an Absentee Ballot please call 313-928-1144
Michael I. Mizzi, City Clerk