April 25, 2012 - NOTICE OF REGULAR ELECTION – CLARKSTON COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012
IN THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE
To the Qualified Electors:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an Election will be held in the:
CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE
County of Oakland, State of Michigan
TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012
The polls will be open at 7 o'clock a.m. and will remain open until 8 o'clock p.m.
ALL POLLING PLACES ARE
BRAILLE AND AUDIO VERSIONS OF VOTING INSTRUCTIONS ARE AVAILABLE
At the polling places listed below:
PRECINCT # POLLING LOCATION
1 Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church –
2 & 6 North Sashabaw Elementary School –
5290 Maybee Rd.
3 St. Trinity Lutheran Church – 7925 Sashabaw Rd.
4 Free Methodist Church –
5482 Winell St. at Maybee Rd.
5 Pine Knob Elementary School – 6020 Sashabaw Rd.
7 Independence Elementary School –
6850 Hubbard Rd.
8 Clarkston Elementary School – 6595 Waldon Rd.
9 Clarkston United Methodist Church –
6600 Waldon Rd.
10 Clarkston Community Church – 6300 Clarkston Rd.
11 First Congregational Church – 5449 Clarkston Rd.
12 & 15 Bailey Lake Elementary School – 8051 Pine Knob Rd.
13 Maranatha Baptist Church – 5790 Flemings Lake Rd.
14 Oakland Woods Baptist Church – 5628 Maybee Rd.
The Tuesday, May 8, 2012 Clarkston Community Schools 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
Absent voter ballots may be obtained from:
6483 Waldon Center Dr.
P.O. Box 69
Clarkston, Michigan 48347
COUNTY TREASURER'S STATEMENT
AS REQUIRED BY ACT NO. 62
OF THE PUBLIC ACTS OF 1933 AS AMENDED
I, Andrew E. Meisner, County Treasurer of the County of Oakland, State of Michigan, do hereby certify that according to the records in my office, as of March 20, 2012, the total of all voted increases in the tax rate limitation above the 18 mills established by Section 6 of Article IX of the Michigan Constitution of 1963 affecting taxable property in the Township of Independence, in said County, is as follows:
VOTED INCREASE YEARS
LOCAL UNIT INCREASE EFFECTIVE
Township of Independence 3.1688 Dec. 2008 ( 4 years)
.4494 Dec. 2009 (10 years)
0.1 2008 – 2017 Incl Clarkston Community 19.2491 2006 – 2015
2006 – 2014 Incl.
Lake Orion Community 18.00 2005 – 2015 Schools (Non-Homestead)
2.25 2006 - 2014 Incl. Waterford School District 18.00 2004 – 2013 Incl.
County School District of
Oakland County 3.6483 Unlimited
County of Oakland .2415 2012 – 2021 Incl.
Oakland Community 1.00 Unlimited
College .7811 Beg. 07/01/2012
(10 years) Andrew E. Meisner, Treasurer Dated: March 20, 2012
Barbara A. Pallotta, CMC
PUBLISHED & POSTED: Wednesday, April 25, 2012