Alger County

May 3, 2021

911 MILLAGE PROPOSAL TO REPEAL AND REPLACE EXISTING MILLAGE

This proposal will permit the County of Alger to fund all 911 emergency telephone dispatch system operations provided by the County by authorizing a single new increased millage of 1.00 mill by repealing and replacing the existing millage authorization of 0.50 mill previously approved by the electors which expires with the 2023 levy.

Yes--1,129   No--361  

SENIOR SERVICES MILLAGE RENEWAL AND RESTORATION PROPOSAL

This proposal will authorize the County of Alger to levy 0.50 mill for the purpose of funding activities and services for persons 60 years of age and older.  Of the 0.50 mill, 0.4993 represents a renewal of the 0.50 mill authorization approved by the electors in 2016, which will expire with the 2021 tax levy and 0.0007 mill represents a restoration of that portion of the same authority which was reduced by application of the Headlee Amendment.

Yes--1,206   No--281  

MSU EXTENSION MILLAGE RENEWAL AND RESTORATION PROPOSAL

This proposal will authorize the County of Alger to levy 0.25 mill for the purpose of funding MSU Extension services. Of the 0.25 mill, 0.2496 represents a renewal of the 0.25 mill authorization approved by the electors in 2016, which will expire with the 2021 tax levy and 0.0004 mill represents a restoration of that portion of the same authority which was reduced by application of the Headlee Amendment.

Yes--1,091   No--392 

ALGER TRANSIT AUTHORITY (ALTRAN) MILLAGE RENEWAL PROPOSAL

Shall the public transportation authority, Alger Transit Authority a/k/a ALTRAN, for continued service, as provided by Public Act 196 of 1986, as amended, for the purpose of operating a public transportation system, continue to levy a tax at the same rate previously approved by the voters of up to 0.75 mill, (that being $0.75 per $1,000.00 of Taxable Valuation) of real and personal property located within Alger County for the years 2022 through 2026 inclusive, which is a period of (5) years?


If this millage is approved and levied in the 2022 calendar year, it would generate approximately $304,000 in 2022.

Yes--1,133   No--339

BURT TOWNSHIP

FIRE PROTECTION MILLAGE RENEWAL

Shall the expired previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Burt Township of 1.5 mills ($1.50 per $1,000 of taxable value), be renewed at up to 1.5 mills ($1.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for five (5) years, 2021 through 2025 inclusive, for construction, operation, maintenance and improvement of the Fire Department of Burt Township raising approximately $81,020 in the first year the millage is levied.

Yes--114   No--25

GENERAL OPERATING - HEADLEE

Shall the voted allocated township millage rate of 1 mill, reduced to 0.5642 mills by the required millage rollbacks, be increased by 0.4358 mills ($0.4358 per $1,000 of taxable value) to recover that reduction and be levied by Burt Township, in the five (5) years, 2021 through 2025 inclusive, for general operating purposes, raising an estimated $54,021 in the first year the millage is levied.

Yes--116   No--52

ROAD MAINTENANCE AND IMPROVEMENTS

Shall the expired previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Burt Township of up to 1.5 mills ($1.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) be renewed at up to 1.5 mills ($1.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for five (5) years, 2021 through 2025 inclusive, for road maintenance and improvements within Burt Township, raising an estimated $81,020 in the first year the Millage is levied?

Yes--144   No--26

MATHIAS TOWNSHIP

PROPOSAL FOR THE PURPOSE OF CRUSHING OF GRAVEL AND OTHER ROAD MAINTENANCE WITHIN MATHIAS TOWNSHIP

Shall Mathias Township impose an increase of up to one mill ($1.00 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy it for 3 years 2021 through 2023 inclusive, for purpose of crushing of gravel and other road maintenance within Mathias Township, which 1 - mill increase will raise an estimated $20,230.00 in the first year the millage is levied?

Yes--57   No--10

PROPOSAL FOR PURCHASE OF NEW FIRE TRUCKS OR EQUIPMENT

Shall Mathias Township impose an increase of up to one mill ($1.00 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) in tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy it for 7 years 2021 through 2027 inclusive, for purchase of new fire trucks or equipment, which 1-mill increase will raise an estimated $20,230.00 in the first year the millage is levied?

Yes--55   No-12  

PROPOSAL FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING FIRE OPERATING AND FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES

Shall Mathias Township impose an increase of up to one mill ($1.00 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) in tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy it for 3 years 2021 through 2023 inclusive, for the purpose of providing fire operating and fire protection services, which 1-mill increase will raise an estimated $20,230.00 in the first year the millage is levied? 

Yes--57   No--10

MUNISING TOWNSHIP

Proposal To Renew An Increase Tax Limitation By 1.5 Mills For The Purpose Of Purchasing And Maintaining Fire Equipment, For The Fire Department Within The Township Of Munising

Shall the tax rate limitation of 15 mills, as provided in Section 6, Article 9, of the Constitution of the State of Michigan, of 1963, on total amount of taxes which may be assessed against all taxable property in Munising Township for all purposes be increased for a period of Five (5) years, from 2021 to 2025, inclusive, by 1.5 tenths of one percent (1.5 mills). Upon the taxable valuation of all taxable property in said township, the Munising Township Board to have the power, in its discretion, to levy a special tax in each of the said years in any part of all of the said authorized increased limitation, but not to exceed said 1.5 tenths of one percent (1.5 mills) as authorized, the funds resulting therefrom to be used for the purpose of Purchasing and Maintaining Fire Equipment for the Fire Department within the Township of Munising.

Yes--297   No--64