June 27, 2012 - NOTICE OF
CLOSE OF REGISTRATION PRIMARY ELECTION TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2012
CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF BRANDON
To the qualified electors of the Charter Township of Brandon, County of Oakland, State of Michigan:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE Charter Township of Brandon, 395 Mill Street, Ortonville, MI 48462, WILL BE OPEN:
MONDAY, July 9, 2012
FROM 8:30a.m. to 5:00p.m.
LAST DAY TO REGISTER
FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING APPLICATIONS FOR THE REGISTRATION OF THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS IN SAID THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF BRANDON NOT ALREADY REGISTERED.
THE AUGUST 7, 2012 PRIMARY ELECTION WILL BE CONDUCTED IN ALL VOTING PRECINCTS OF (THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF BRANDON, FOR THE PURPOSE OF NOMINATING CANDIDATES OF ALL PARTICIPATING PARTIES FOR THE FOLLOWING OFFICES:
CONGRESSIONAL United States Senator and Representative in Congress
LEGISLATIVE Representative in State Legislature
COUNTY County Executive, Prosecuting Attorney, Sheriff, Clerk/Register of Deeds, Treasurer, Water Resources Commissioner and County Commissioner
JUDICIAL Judge of Circuit Court – 6th Circuit – Non–Incumbent Position
LOCAL TOWNSHIP SUPERVISOR, CLERK, TREASURER, TRUSTEE
AND FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING:
DELEGATES TO COUNTY CONVENTION OF THE REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRATIC PARTIES.
AND FOR THE PURPOSE OF VOTING ON THE FOLLOWING PROPOSAL(S):
ART INSTITUTE AUTHORITY MILLAGE
The Oakland County Art Institute Authority established pursuant to Public Act 296 of 2010 to allow for continuing support of art institute services for the support of art institute services for the students, residents and visitors of Oakland County. The law allows the Authority to seek authorization from the electors to levy a tax of not more than o.2 mill (20 cents per $1.000 of taxable value) on real and personal property to provide revenue to an art institute services provider for this purpose. Accordingly, to continue providing art institute services to benefit the residents of Oakland County, shall a 0.2 mill on all of the taxable property located within the County be imposed for a period of ten (10) years, being years 2012 through 2021? It is estimated that if approved and levied, this new millage would generate approximately $9,847,191 in 2012.
LIBRARY MILLAGE PROPOSAL
Shall the tax limitation imposed on all taxable real and tangible personal property within the Charter Township of Brandon, Oakland County, Michigan be increased for said Township in an amount not to exceed .2261 mill ($.2261 mill on each $1,000 of taxable value) in perpetuity beginning with the 2012 levy, to provide funds for supporting, maintaining, and operating the Brandon Township Public Library and for all other library purposes authorized by law; and shall the Township levy such new additional millage for said purposes? The estimate of the revenue the Township will collect if the millage is approved and levied in the 012 calendar year is approximately $95,000. By law, a portion of the revenue collected will be required to be distributed to the Village of Ortonville Downtown Development Authority.
COUNTY TREASURER'S STATEMENT AS REQUIRED
BY ACT NO. 62 OF THE PUBLIC ACTS OF 1933
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 June 22, 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 Brandon, in said County, is as follows:
VOTED YEARS INCREASE
LOCAL UNIT INCREASE EFFECTIVE
Township of Brandon 1.00 Unlimited
Min 2.00 1994 - 2013 Incl.
Max 4.00 (Police Protection)
0 - 5.00 Unlimited (Fire Equip)
0 - 5.00 Unlimited (Fire Maint.)
0.1 Zoo (2008-2017)
Brandon School District 17.9496 2010 -2012 Oxford Area Schools 18.00 2007 - 2016 Incl.
County School District Of
Oakland County 3.6483 Unlimited
County of Oakland .2415 2012 to 2021 Incl.
Oakland Community College 1.00 Unlimited
.7811 Beg.8/2012 10 yr
Dated: June 22, 2012
BRANDON TOWNSHIP CLERK
B. Jean McCreery, CMC
395 Mill St., PO Box 929, Ortonville, Mi. 48462
Hours: Monday – Friday
8:30 – 5:00 pm
Published by B. Jean McCreery, CMC, Brandon Township Clerk, 395 Mill Street, PO Box 929, Ortonville, MI 48462
Publish in The Citizen 6-30-12