2018 Elections Results: Wayne County and Detroit

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Ballot Proposals

City of Grosse Pointe Park Millage Proposal - Street Improvement
Shall the City of Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan be authorized to levy millage on the taxable property within the City not to exceed the annual rate of 1.0 mills ($1.00 per thousand dollars of taxable value) for a period of 10 years, beginning with the December 1, 2019 levy and extending through the 2028 levy, inclusive, for the purpose of reconstruction, resurfacing, repairing and otherwise improving major and local streets within the City, alleys, parking lots and related infrastructure? This millage would represent a partial renewal, reduction and expansion of the purpose of the annual levy of 1.75 mills that expires with the December 1, 2018 tax levy which was approved by the electors in 2014 for the purpose of reconstruction, resurfacing, repairing and otherwise improving City streets. The estimated amount of revenue that will be collected in the first year that the millage is authorized and levied is $590,641.00.


City of Northville Street Improvements Bond Proposal
Shall the City of Northville, Counties of Wayne and Oakland, Michigan, borrow the principal sum of not to exceed Three Million Fifty Thousand Dollars ($3,050,000), and issue its unlimited tax general obligation bonds, in one or more series, payable in not to exceed ten (10) years from the date of issue, to pay the cost of constructing street improvements throughout the City, consisting of paving, repaving, grading, resurfacing, reconstructing and improving streets, including curb, gutter, sidewalk, drainage, land and right-of-way acquisition and related improvements? If approved, the estimated millage to be levied in 2019 is 0.9787 mills ($0.98 per $1,000 of taxable value) and the estimated simple average annual millage rate required to retire the bonds is 0.9763 mills ($0.98 per $1,000 of taxable value).
  


Grosse Pointe Public Schools Bond Proposal
Shall the Grosse Pointe Public School System, County of Wayne, Michigan, borrow the principal sum of not to exceed One Hundred Eleven Million Forty Thousand Dollars ($111,040,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds for the purpose of defraying the cost of:

  • remodeling and/or constructing additions, primarily additions for secure vestibules, to existing School District buildings, including security, roof, energy conservation and mechanical systems improvements;
  • equipping, furnishing, reequipping and refurnishing School District buildings;
  • acquiring and installing technology infrastructure and instructional technology equipment; and
  • improving and developing sites, including outdoor athletic facilities, paving, fencing, and drains, in the School District?


Wayne-Westland Community Schools School Improvement Bond Proposition

Shall the Wayne-Westland Community Schools, County of Wayne, State of Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed One Hundred Fifty-Eight Million ($158,000,000) Dollars and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds, in one or more series, for the purpose of paying for the cost of the following projects:

  • Remodeling, equipping, re-equipping, furnishing, re-furnishing school buildings, athletic fields and other facilities for safety and security, energy conservation and other purposes;
  • Acquiring and installing instructional technology equipment and infrastructure in school buildings and other facilities;
  • Construction of additions to existing school buildings and athletic field houses at both high school sites; and
  • Preparing, developing and improving sites at school buildings, playgrounds, athletic fields and other facilities and the purchase of school buses?


Henry Ford Community College Millage Continuation Proposal
Shall the currently authorized millage rate of one (1) mill ($1 per $1,000 of taxable value), which will expire with the School District of the City of Dearborn’s 2018 tax levy be renewed on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all taxable property in the School District of the City of Dearborn, County of Wayne, Michigan, except property exempted by laws, and levied for five (5) years, 2019 through 2023 inclusive, to continue to provide funds for operating expenses of Henry Ford College? If approved this millage would raise an estimated $4.2 million for the College/District in 2019.


Schoolcraft College Millage Restoration Authorization

Shall the Schoolcraft College District, County of Wayne, Michigan (consisting of the following public school districts: Clarenceville, Garden City, Livonia, Northville, Plymouth-Canton), be permitted to restore for a ten year period, beginning in 2019, the 1986 voter-approved millage rate of 2.27, by assessing an additional 0.5038 mills ($0.5038 per $1,000) on each dollar of taxable value of all property in the District, which rate shall be assessed through 2028 without further reduction by Section 31 of Article IX, State Constitution of 1963. If approved and levied in its entirety, the additional 0.5038 mills would raise approximately $7,136,000 in 2019.


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