March 21, 2012 - CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE
COUNTY OF OAKLAND, STATE OF MICHIGAN
CLOSE OF REGISTRATION WITHIN
TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE
FOR THE SPECIAL ELECTION ON TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012
REGISTRATION NOTICE FOR THE SPECIAL ELECTION TO BE HELD Tuesday, May 8, 2012 to the Qualified Electors of the Charter Township of Independence, County of Oakland, State of Michigan:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That in conformity with the Michigan Election law, the final date for registration in order to vote in the Special Election is Monday, April 9, 2012 by the close of business.
To vote at this election, all persons must be qualified registered voters as follows:
Citizens of the United States, 18 years old on or before the election date, have resided in the State of Michigan for at least thirty (30) days and have established a residence in the Charter Township of Independence on or before the 30th day prior to Tuesday, May 8, 2012.
HOURS OF REGISTRATION: Notice is hereby given that registration will be taken during regular office hours Monday through Friday of each week, excluding holidays, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Qualified electors may also register to vote or change their address in person at the following locations: the Oakland County Clerk's Office and Secretary of State Branch Offices by mail obtaining and completing a Voter Registration Application and forwarding it to the election official designated on the application by the close of registration deadline.
The Tuesday, May 8, 2012 Special Election will be conducted in all voting precincts of the Charter Township of Independence for the purpose of voting on the following proposal:
CLARKSTON COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
Shall Clarkston Community Schools, Oakland County, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Twenty Million Dollars ($20,000,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds in one or more series therefor, for the purpose of:
remodeling, equipping and re-equipping and furnishing and refurnishing school buildings; acquiring and installing educational technology in school buildings; and developing and improving athletic facilities and sites?
The following is for informational purposes only:
The estimated millage that will be levied for the proposed bonds in 2012 is 1 mill ($1.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation). The maximum number of years the bonds may be outstanding, exclusive of any refunding, is seventeen (17) years. The estimated simple average annual millage anticipated to be required to retire this bond debt is .82 mill ($0.82 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation).
(Pursuant to State law, expenditure of bond proceeds must be audited, and the proceeds cannot be used for repair or maintenance costs, teacher, administrator or employee salaries, or other operating expenses.)
Yes or No
Barbara A. Pallotta, CMC
PUBLISHED & POSTED: Wednesday, March 28, 2012