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GENERAL ELECTION NOVEMBER 2, 2010



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October 20, 2010 - NOTICE OF ELECTION

GENERAL ELECTION NOVEMBER 2, 2010

IN

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF OXFORD

To the Qualified Electors:

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a General Election will be held in:

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CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF OXFORD

County of Oakland, State of Michigan

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2010

THE POLLS will be open 7 o'clock am until 8 o'clock pm

ALL POLLING PLACES ARE HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE

BRAILLE AND AUDIO VERSIONS OF VOTING INSTRUCTIONS ARE AVAILABLE

AT THE POLLING PLACES LISTED BELOW:

PRECINCT NO. 1 – Oxford Veterans Memorial Civic Center, 28 N. Washington Street, Oxford, MI 48371

PRECINCT NO. 2 – Oxford Elementary School, 109 Pontiac Street, Oxford, MI 48371

PRECINCT NO. 3 – Oxford Free Methodist Church, 790 S. Lapeer Road, Oxford, MI 48371

PRECINCT NO. 4 – Christ the King Church, 1550 W. Drahner Road, Oxford, MI 48371

PRECINCT NO. 5 – Christ the King Church, 1550 W. Drahner Road, Oxford, MI 48371

PRECINCT NO. 6 – Oxford Public Library, 530 Pontiac Road, Oxford, MI 48371

PRECINCT NO. 7 – Oxford Elementary School, 109 Pontiac Street, Oxford, MI 48371

INFORMATION ON

OBTAINING AN ABSENT VOTER BALLOT

FOR THE ELECTION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM:

Charter Township of Oxford

Clerk's Office

300 Dunlap Road

Oxford, MI 48371-0003

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FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING CANDIDATES FOR THE FOLLOWING OFFICES:

Partisan Offices:

Governor and Lt. Governor

Secretary of State

Attorney General

Representative in Congress – 8th District

State Senator – 12th District

Representative in State Legislature – 46th District

Member of the State Board of Education

Regent of the University of Michigan

Trustee of Michigan State University

Governor of Wayne State University

County Commissioner – 1st District

Non-Partisan Office:

Justice of Supreme Court

Judge of Court of Appeals -2nd District (incumbent position)

Judge of Circuit Court – 6th Circuit (incumbent position)

Judge of Probate Court (incumbent position)

Judge of Probate Court (non-incumbent position)

Judge of District Court – 52nd District, 3rd Division (incumbent position)

Board Member – Oxford Community Schools

Board of Trustees Member –Oakland Community College

AND FOR THE PURPOSE OF VOTING ON THE FOLLOWING PROPOSALS:

PROPOSALS FOR THE STATE OF MICHIGAN:

A Proposal To Convene a Constitutional Convention for the Purpose of Drafting a General Revision of the State Constitution

Shall a convention of elected delegates be convened in 2011 to draft a general revision of the State Constitution for presentation to the state's voters for their approval or rejection?

A Proposal To Amend the State Constitution to Prohibit Certain Felons from Holding Elective Office and Specified Types of Public Employment Positions

The proposed constitutional amendment would:

Make a person ineligible for election or appointment to any state or local elective office or to hold a position in public employment in this state that is policy-making or has discretionary authority over public assets, if:

-within the preceding 20 years, the person was convicted of a felony involving dishonesty, deceit, fraud, or a breach of the public trust; and

-the conviction was related to the person's official capacity while holding any elective office or position of employment in local, state or federal government.

Require the State Legislature to enact laws to implement the prohibition.

Should this proposal be adopted?

MILLAGE PROPOSALS FOR OXFORD CHARTER TOWNSHIP (Not to be voted on by Village of Oxford residents):

Oxford Charter Township Millage Renewal for Police Protection and Law Enforcement Services

Shall the previous voted increase in the tax rate limitation on general ad valorem taxes as provided by law upon all taxable property within the unincorporated portion of the Charter Township of Oxford, Oakland County, Michigan, which will result in a tax levy in December 2010 of 2.9152 mills (2.9152 mills being equal to $2,9152 per each $1,000 of state taxable value), be renewed for a period of three (3) years beginning with the December 2012 tax levy through the December 2014 tax levy to provide funds to the Township for the purpose of contracting to provide police protection services and law enforcement services for the unincorporated portion of the Charter Township of Oxford, and shall the Township levy an amount not to exceed such renewed millage for such purpose during this period which will raise in the first year if levied an estimated revenue of One Million Seven Hundred Fifty Eight Thousand Two Hundred Sixteen Dollars ($1,758,216.00)?

Oxford Charter Township New Additional Millage for Police Protection and Law Enforcement Services

Shall the total tax rate limitation on general ad valorem taxes as provided by law upon all taxable property within the unincorporated portion of the Charter Township of Oxford, Oakland County, Michigan, be increased by 0.75 mill (0.75 mill being equal to $0.75 per each $1,000 of state taxable value) for a period of five (5) years beginning with the December 2010 tax levy through the December 2014 tax levy to provide funds to the Township for the purpose of contracting to provide police protection services and law enforcement services for the unincorporated portion of the Charter Township of Oxford, and shall the Township levy an amount not to exceed such increase in millage for such purpose during this period which will raise in the first year if levied an estimated revenue of Four Hundred Fifty Two Thousand Three Hundred Forty and 15/100 Dollars ($452,340.15)?

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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 September 29, 2010, 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 Oxford, in said County, is as follows:

VOTED YEARS INCREASE

LOCAL UNIT INCREASE EFFECTIVE

Township of Oxford 1.00 Unlimited

.85 Unlimited

2.9152 Dec. 2007 – Dec. 2011

0.8538 Dec. 2010 – Dec. 2019

.25 Dec. 2008 – Dec. 2017

1.0 2010 – 2014

1.5 2010 – 2014

.2415 2012 – 2021

Oxford Area Community

Schools 18.00 2007 to 2016 Incl.

(Non-Homestead)

Lake Orion Community

Schools 18.00 2005 – 2014

(Non-Homestead)

2.25 2006 – 2014

(Non-Homestead)

County School District

of Oakland County 3.6483 Unlimited

County of Oakland .25 2002 to 2011 Incl.

Oakland Community 1.00 Unlimited

College .80 2002 to 2011 Incl.

.7811 Beg. 7-2-2012 (10yrs)

Dated: September 29, 2010

ANDREW E. MEISNER, TREASURER

OAKLAND COUNTY

CURTIS W. WRIGHT

TOWNSHIP CLERK

300 Dunlap Road, P.O. Box 3

Oxford, MI 48371

(248) 628-9787, #5

Curtis W. Wright, Clerk

Charter Township of Oxford

Published: October 20, 2010

Posted: October 20, 2010

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