CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF CANTON - NOTICE OF THE CLOSE OF REGISTRATION
FOR THE NOVEMBER 3, 2015 SPECIAL ELECTION
Notice is hereby given that October 5, 2015, is the last day registrations can be accepted in order to be eligible to vote in the above stated election to be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. Registrations will be accepted at the Canton Township Clerk’s Office, 1150 South Canton Center Road, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Registration can also be made at any Secretary of State Branch Office or State Designated Agency. Persons with special needs who are unable to register in the above mentioned manner are urged to contact the Clerk’s Office at 734-394-5120. Mail-in registrations postmarked by October 5, 2015, will also be accepted.
TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS of the Charter Township of Canton, notice is hereby given that a Special Election will be held in the Charter Township of Canton on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. for the purpose of voting on the following Proposals:
Schoolcraft Community College District Operating Charter Millage Proposition
Shall the total charter tax rate limitation previously approved by the electors of Schoolcraft Community College District, Michigan, on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all taxable property within the community college district be increased by 0.6 mill ($0.60) on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 10 years, 2016 to 2025, inclusive, to be used for operating purposes of the community college district and all other purposes authorized by law; if approved, the estimate of the revenue the community college district will collect in 2016 is approximately $8,000,000?
Building and Site Sinking Fund Tax Levy
Shall Van Buren Public Schools, Counties of Wayne and Washtenaw, State of Michigan, create a sinking fund for the purpose of construction or repair of school buildings and the improvement and development of sites and for any other purpose which may be authorized by law, and be authorized to levy not to exceed 0.50 mills ($0.50 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of seven (7) years, 2016 to 2022 inclusive? This levy would renew the sinking fund levy previously authorized by the voters in 2008 for an additional seven (7) years. It is estimated that the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in the 2016 calendar year shall be approximately $753,255 from the local taxes authorized in this proposal.
Full text of the ballot proposal may be obtained at the Canton Township Clerks Office, 1150 S. Canton Center Rd, Canton MI, 48188, 734/394-5120.
STATEMENT AS REQUIRED BY ACT 278 OF PUBLIC ACTS OF 1964
Amending the Property Tax Limitation Act
I, Raymond J. Wojtowicz, Treasurer of Wayne County, Michigan, do hereby certify that, as of August 20, 2015 the total of all voted increases in excess of the tax rate limitation established by Section 6, Article IX of the Constitution of the State of Michigan, as amended, and the years such increases are effective on property in the County of Wayne are as follows:
Wayne County, Michigan
Township of Canton
Taxing Authorities Date of Election Voted Increases Years Increase Effective
County of Wayne November 3, 2009 1 mill 2019
Wayne County Jail August 7, 2012 1 mill 2021
Wayne County Parks November 2, 2010 0.25 mills 2015
Wayne County November 6, 2008 1.25 mills 2020
Comm. College November 6, 2012 1 mill 2022
Plymouth-Canton August 5, 2014 18 mills 2024 (non-homestead only)
Van Buren Township November, 2011 18 mills 2016 (non-homestead only)
School District November, 2008 1.13 mills 2015
Wayne-Westland May, 2010 18 mills 2025 (non-homestead only)
Community Schools February, 2012 1 mill 2022
Terry G. Bennett
Canton Township Clerk