Elections

Michigan
Jason VanderStelt
County Clerk
  • 1087 Newell St, PO Box 885
    White Cloud, MI 49349
    M-F 8am-5pm
  • (231) 689-7235
    (231) 689-7241

Calendar of Dates for August Election

UNOFFICIAL CANDIDATE AND PROPOSAL LISTING AS OF 5/20/2024

STATE AND FEDERAL CANDIDATES:

United States Senator: 6 Yr Term; 1 Position

DemocratNasser Beydoun4 Cornell Ct Dearborn, MI 48124
DemocratHill Harper670 W Boston Blvd Detroit, MI 48202
DemocratElissa Slotkin6353 Tucker Rd Holly, MI 48442
RepublicanJustin Amash5557 28th St SE Ste B #325 Grand Rapids, MI 49512
RepublicanSherry O’Donnell4760 Jamestown Dr Stevensville, MI 49127
RepublicanSandy Pensler15420 Windmill Pointe Grosse Point Park, MI 48230
RepublicanMike RogersPO Box 132 St Joseph, MI 49085

Representative in Congress – 2nd District: 2 Yr Term; 1 Position

DemocratMichael Lynch5390 Pheasant Ct Alma, MI 48801
RepublicanJohn R. MoolenaarPO Box 2192, Midland MI 48641

State Representative – 101st District: 2 Yr Term; 1 Position

DemocratChristopher R. Crain10240 E 22 Rd Manton, MI 49663
RepublicanJoseph D. FoxPO Box 333 Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanBrandon Scott McDonald528 N Darling Ave Fremont, MI 49412

COUNTY CANDIDATES:

Prosecuting Attorney – Term Ending 12/31/2028; 1 Position

RepublicanRachel Robinson160 S Barton White Cloud, MI 49349

Sheriff – Term Ending 12/31/2028; 1 Position

RepublicanBob Mendham1933 E 108th St Grant, MI 49327
RepublicanAdam Mercer7558 Maple Ridge Ct Howard City, MI 49329

Clerk – Term Ending 12/31/2028; 1 Position

RepublicanApril Pickard339 E 104th St Grant, MI 49327
RepublicanJason VanderStelt7728 W 104th St Fremont, MI 49412

Treasurer – Term Ending 12/31/2028; 1 Position

RepublicanJason O’Connell2609 S Wisner Fremont, MI 49412

Register of Deeds – Term Ending 12/31/2028; 1 Position

RepublicanKelly PangburnPO Box 8 Grant, MI 49327
RepublicanStewart SandersPO Box 184 Fremont, MI 49412

Drain Commissioner – Term Ending 12/31/2028; 1 Position

RepublicanAdam Campbell2091 W 136th Grant, MI 49327
RepublicanMorgan Heinzman6085 Cole Dr Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanDale Twing2060 W Park Ln White Cloud, MI 49349

County Commissioner – 1st District: 4 Yr Term; 1 Position

RepublicanPaul Mellema6376 Pat St Fremont, MI 49412

County Commissioner – 2nd District: 4 Yr Term; 1 Position

RepublicanBryan J. Kolk5646 W 72nd St Fremont, MI 49412

County Commissioner – 3rd District: 4 Yr Term; 1 Position

RepublicanChuck Trapp575 E Jackson St, White Cloud MI 49349

County Commissioner – 4th District: 4 Yr Term; 1 Position

RepublicanJim Maike977 E 8th St White Cloud, MI 49349

County Commissioner – 5th District: 4 Yr Term; 1 Position

RepublicanThomas Smith8100 Basswood Ave Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanLori Tubbergen Clark3423 W 96th St Grant, MI 49327
RepublicanLavern H. Willett1195 76th St Newaygo, MI 49337

County Commissioner – 6th District: 4 Yr Term; 1 Position

RepublicanBrenda Bird10434 Cypress Ave Howard City, MI 49329

 County Commissioner – 7th District: 4 Yr Term; 1 Position

RepublicanMike Kruithoff805 W Moore Rd Grant, MI 49327

TOWNSHIP CANDIDATES:

ASHLAND TOWNSHIP

Supervisor: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanMarvin Geers11910 McClelland Ave Grant, MI 49327

Clerk: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanShelly Boerema4269 W Sugar Bush Ln Grant, MI 49327

Treasurer: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanMichelle McKinlay2867 W 116th St Grant, MI 49327

Trustee: 4 Year Term, 2 Positions

RepublicanWilliam Butchart1957 W 112th Grant, MI 49327
RepublicanGary Nelsen185 Moore Grant, MI 49327

 

BARTON TOWNSHIP

Supervisor: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanKyle Luce11599 N Elm Ave Paris, MI 49338

Clerk: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanBrittney Morneau10623 N Elm Ave Paris, MI 49338

Treasurer: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanJoan Luce11599 N Elm Ave Paris, MI 49338
RepublicanMelanie Millis8123 E 16 Mile Rd Paris, MI 49338

Trustee: 4 Year Term, 2 Positions

RepublicanDavid E. Lange11421 Beech Ave Paris, MI 49338
RepublicanJohn H. Wright8021 E 16 Mile Rd Paris, MI 49338

BEAVER TOWNSHIP

Supervisor: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanAllen Ward5846 11 Mile Rd Bitely, MI 49309

Clerk: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

   

Treasurer: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

   

Trustee: 4 Year Term, 2 Positions

DemocratGene Knapp5152 N Maple Island Rd Hesperia, MI 49421
RepublicanJed Johansen7670 8 Mile Rd Hesperia, MI 49421
RepublicanJudy L. Peplinski7678 Hayes St Bitely, MI 49309

BIG PRAIRIE TOWNSHIP

Supervisor: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

DemocratReuben Tucker8120 Hardy Dr Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanRay Westgate3746 S Beech Ave Newaygo, MI 49337

Clerk: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanJudith E. Baker5160 S Croton-Hardy Dr Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanShana Sarns4621 S Newcosta Ave Newaygo, MI 49337

Treasurer: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanJulie Scott6227 Dave St Newaygo, MI 49337

Trustee: 4 Year Term, 2 Positions

RepublicanJan Anderson9115 E 36th St Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanVernon Malloy4548 S Croton Hardy Dr Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanEd Rubringer8705 E Pine St White Cloud, MI 49349

Parks Board Commission: 4 Year Term, 5 Positions

RepublicanPatrick Anderson9115 E 36th St Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanColleen Ryman5218 E 28th St White Cloud, MI 49349
RepublicanDoreen E. Teesdale4723 S Beech Ave Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanJanet Westfield8792 E Karon St White Cloud, MI 49349

 

BRIDGETON TOWNSHIP

Supervisor: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanJason L. Mansfield5795 Fellowship Ln Grant, MI 49327
RepublicanTimothy N. Priddy8886 104th St Holton, MI 49425

Clerk: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanAnn Marie Kossen-Priddy8886 104th St Holton, MI 49425

Treasurer: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanJaime Holmes9544 W 104th St Holton, MI 49425
RepublicanLinda Petropoulos11116 Dickinson Rd Holton, MI 49425

Trustee: 4 Year Term, 2 Positions

DemocratPeggy Herman-Hinton10801 S Plymouth Ave Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanRobert A. Dore9544 W 104th St Holton, MI 49425

BROOKS TOWNSHIP

Supervisor: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanCory J. Nelson816 Meadowod Ln Newaygo, MI 49337

Clerk: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanJennifer Badgero9325 Spruce Ave Newaygo, MI 49337

Treasurer: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanVivian Miller9551 S Catalpa Ave Newaygo, MI 49337

Trustee: 4 Year Term, 2 Positions

RepublicanDanielle Hummel9363 Spruce Ave Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanRyan M. Schultz3424 E 56th St Newaygo, MI 49337

CROTON TOWNSHIP

Supervisor: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanMorgan Heinzman6085 E Cole Dr Newaygo, MI 49337

Clerk: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanDebbra Wright7074 E 68th St Newaygo, MI 49337

Treasurer: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanDenise Anderson5070 E 72nd St Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanKimberly D. Edwards7481 S Croton Hardy Dr Newaygo, MI 49337

Trustee: 4 Year Term, 2 Positions

RepublicanAndrew Fias5116 Muskego Dr Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanJohn Shepherd7715 Locust Ave Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanCorky Williams7346 Croton Hardy Dr Newaygo, MI 49337

Croton Township – Library Board: 4 Year Term, 6 Positions

***Nonpartisan Position – Please Note: Candidate will be Certified to the November General Ballot, Per MCL 168.540***

Linda Gilleo4835 River St Newaygo, MI 49337
Tracy L. Lowe6462 S Croton Hardy Dr Newaygo, MI 49337
Dawn D. Starr6861 E 56th St Newaygo, MI 49337

DAYTON TOWNSHIP

Supervisor: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanBrian A. FrensPO Box 127 Fremont, MI 49412

Clerk: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanMary Jo Tibbe2279 S Warner Ave Fremont, MI 49412

Treasurer: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanWilliam D. Kunnen1160 S Stone Rd Fremont, MI 49412

Trustee: 4 Year Term, 2 Positions

RepublicanGlen H. Sparks2195 S VanWagoner Ave Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanMarva Zeldenrust2534 S Ramshorn Dr Fremont, MI 49412

DENVER TOWNSHIP

Supervisor: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanMicheal E. Anderson8543 Adams Rd Hesperia, MI 49421

Clerk: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

   

Treasurer: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

   

Trustee: 4 Year Term, 2 Positions

DemocratJeff Rumsey Sr.136 N Dickinson Ave Hesperia, MI 49421
RepublicanThomas R. Borgman9054 Adams Hesperia, MI 49421

ENSLEY TOWNSHIP

Supervisor: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanPatrick Hills12287 Balsam Ave Sand Lake, MI 49343

Clerk: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanCindy Harwood7901 E 104th St Howard City, MI 49329

Treasurer: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanFaye Folkema6440 E 120th St Sand Lake, MI 49343

Trustee: 4 Year Term, 2 Positions

RepublicanTimothy Butler7630 128th St Sand Lake, MI 49343

EVERETT TOWNSHIP

Supervisor: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanJudy Maike977 E 8th St White Cloud, MI 49349

Clerk: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanPamela K. Chaffee888 S Oak Ave White Cloud, MI 49349

Treasurer: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

DemocratBrandy Fleming1452 S Oak Ave White Cloud, MI 49349

Trustee: 4 Year Term, 2 Positions

RepublicanCurtis A. Chaffee888 S Oak Ave White Cloud, MI 49349
RepublicanRichard Long866 E 8th St White Cloud, MI 49349

GARFIELD TOWNSHIP

Supervisor: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanGeorge J. Suchy Jr.8628 S Parson Newaygo, MI 49337

Clerk: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanKristin Melvin900 W 68th St Newaygo, MI 49337

Treasurer: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanRay Troyer6586 Croswell Ave Fremont, MI 49412

Trustee: 4 Year Term, 2 Positions

RepublicanAmy M. Ekkel6056 S Baldwin Ave Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanRobert Kinniburgh5564 Ferris Ave Newaygo, MI 49337

GOODWELL TOWNSHIP

Supervisor: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanDonald Tim Maxson5355 E 3 Mile Rd White Cloud, MI 49349

Clerk: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanJennifer Wozniak4423 N Locust Ave White Cloud, MI 49349

Treasurer: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanRachel S. Belcher5960 E 4 Mile Rd White Cloud, MI 49349

Trustee: 4 Year Term, 2 Positions

RepublicanRobert W. Birr9463 E 5 Mile Rd White Cloud, MI 49349
RepublicanGreg Olson7480 E 5 Mile Rd White Cloud, MI 49349

GRANT TOWNSHIP

Supervisor: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanStanley Van Singel11671 S Sycamore Ave Grant, MI 49327

Clerk: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanGladys M. Veltkamp9850 S Dusty Trl Grant, MI 49327

Treasurer: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanEdith Elaine Elsenheimer3398 E 128th St Grant, MI 49327

Trustee: 4 Year Term, 2 Positions

RepublicanMax Mellon1847 E 120th St Grant, MI 49327
RepublicanLaura Rodriguez3902 E 124th St Grant, MI 47327

HOME TOWNSHIP

Supervisor: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

   

Clerk: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

   

Treasurer: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

   

Trustee: 4 Year Term, 2 Positions

   
   

LILLEY TOWNSHIP

Supervisor: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanBob Bouwens364 Harbison Dr Bitely, MI 49309

Clerk: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanFran Nelson352 Ford St Bitely, MI 49309

Treasurer: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanKathryn A. Way1107 Channel Dr Bitely, MI 49309

Trustee: 4 Year Term, 2 Positions

DemocratJudith Hoving12017 N Lake St Bitely, MI 49309
RepublicanGerald V. Anderson12353 N Mundy Bitely, MI 49309

LINCOLN TOWNSHIP

Supervisor: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanRobin L. Rodarmer2536 N Eastern Ave White Cloud, MI 49349

Clerk: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanJackie E. BulsonPO Box 801 White Cloud, MI 49349

Treasurer: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanAmy M. Stockwell331 W One Mile Rd White Cloud, MI 49349

Trustee: 4 Year Term, 2 Positions

RepublicanJosh Frantz528 W Lillian St White Cloud, MI 49349
RepublicanRoger L. Ungrey526 W Newaygo Dr White Cloud, MI 49349

MERRILL TOWNSHIP

Supervisor: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanChuck Hanlon1801 W Bass Lake Dr Bitely, MI 49309
RepublicanPeter A. Morgan5015 N Woodbridge Rd White Cloud, MI 49349

Clerk: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

DemocratTabatha Glezman961 W Woodland Park Dr Bitely, MI 49309

Treasurer: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

DemocratLeslie Anderson925 W 11 Mile Rd Bitely, MI 49309
RepublicanBonnie St Amour8526 N Blair Dr Bitely, MI 49309

Trustee: 4 Year Term, 2 Positions

DemocratEric J. Anderson925 W 11 Mile Rd Bitely, MI 49309
DemocratMichael St. Amour8526 N Blair Dr Bitely, MI 49309
DemocratVenola Walton-Stanciel8721 Bosman Ave Bitely, MI 49309
RepublicanDavid A. Miedema750 W San Carlos Brohman, MI 49312
RepublicanHarold F. Yancey Jr.5253 N Woodbridge Rd White Cloud, MI 49349

 

MONROE TOWNSHIP

Supervisor: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

   

Clerk: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

   

Treasurer: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanMichelle M. Mills6292 N Oak Ave White Cloud, MI 49349

Trustee: 4 Year Term, 2 Positions

DemocratGretchen Ochs4439 E 6 Mile Rd White Cloud, MI 49349
RepublicanValerie Batch4467 E 6 Mile Rd White Cloud, MI 49349

NORWICH TOWNSHIP

Supervisor: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanDaniel C. Wanink6297 Hickory Dr Big Rapids, MI 49307

Clerk: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanStacie Langworthy6735 Cottonwood Ave Big Rapids, MI 49307

Treasurer: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanPhyllis L. Carlson6858 E 8 Mile Rd Big Rapids, MI 49307

Trustee: 4 Year Term, 2 Positions

DemocratStephanie Morgan6752 8 Mile Rd Big Rapids, MI 49307
RepublicanJennifer A. Kailing8350 7 Mile Rd Big Rapids, MI 49307

SHERIDAN CHARTER TOWNSHIP

Supervisor: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

DemocratPeter L. Lance9151 W 80th Holton, MI 49425

Clerk: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanMaggie Kolk5646 W 72nd St Fremont, MI 49412

Treasurer: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanJennifer Hollowell7719 S Green Ave Fremont, MI 49412

Trustee: 4 Year Term, 4 Positions

RepublicanSue Auw7220 W 64th St Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanAaron Bennett8170 S Brucker Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanJason R. Cummins9543 W 56th St Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanMark Robinson4994 Lester Ave Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanJesse B. Wolfsen6853 S Comstock Fremont, MI 49412

SHERMAN TOWNSHIP

Supervisor: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanKen Smalligan4450 S Sherman Ave Fremont, MI 49412

Clerk: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanJamie Lynn Kukal3548 W 16th St Fremont, MI 49412

Treasurer: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanKaren R. Berens3494 W 28th St Fremont, MI 49412

Trustee: 4 Year Term, 2 Positions

RepublicanDoug Berens2070 S Wisner Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanJames May4432 S Sherman Ave Fremont MI, 49412
RepublicanStanley L. Stroven2874 S Wisner Fremont, MI 49412

TROY TOWNSHIP

Supervisor: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

   

Clerk: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanMichael Donald Lowery9653 N Comstock Ave Bitely, MI 49309

Treasurer: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanStephanie Hawley12690 Maple Island Rd. Bitely, MI 49309

Trustee: 4 Year Term, 2 Positions

DemocratTina M. Hill10499 N Dickinson Ave Bitely, MI 49309
RepublicanErica Quick7966 W 13 Mile Rd Bitely, MI 49309

WILCOX TOWNSHIP

Supervisor: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanPamela A. Rolfe2491 N Evergreen Dr White Cloud, MI 49349

Clerk: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanErica Pozas388 S Catalpa Ave White Cloud, MI 49349

Treasurer: 4 Year Term, 1 Position

RepublicanMelissa VerStrat-Jonaitis2173 E Baseline Rd White Cloud, MI 49349

Trustee: 4 Year Term, 2 Positions

RepublicanRonald Fowler4232 E Monroe White Cloud, MI 49349
RepublicanLaurie Sytsma3272 N Poplar Ave White Cloud, MI 49349

JUDICIAL CANDIDATES:

3rd District Judge of the Court of Appeals – Incumbent – 6 Yr Term; 2 Positions

***Please Note: Candidates will be Certified to the November General Ballot, Per MCL 168.409a*

IncumbentPhilip P. Mariani
IncumbentChristopher P. Yates

27th Circuit Judge of Circuit Court – Incumbent – 6 Yr Term; 1 Position

***Please Note: Candidate will be Certified to the November General Ballot, Per MCL 168.409a*

IncumbentRobert D. Springstead

 

78th District Judge of District Court – Incumbent – Partial Term Ending 1/1/2027; 1 Position

***Please Note: Candidate will be Certified to the November General Ballot, Per MCL 168.409a*

IncumbentEllsworth J. Stay, Jr.

Judge of Probate Court – Incumbent – 6 Yr Term; 1 Position

***Please Note: Candidate will be Certified to the November General Ballot, Per MCL 168.409a*

IncumbentMelissa Dykman

PRECINCT DELEGATE CANDIDATES:

Fremont City – Precinct #1
Democrat = 6

Republican = 6

RepublicanJaxon R. Deur623 N Stewart Ave Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanJane Fuller405 E Elm St Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanNicole Hall704 State St Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanNorman Knorr1307 Pine View Ln Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanWayne Mast469 Mary Ln Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanDiane Peters718 N Division Ave Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanLisa VanHouten604 N Stewart Ave Fremont, MI 49412

Fremont City – Precinct #2
Democrat = 5

Republican = 5

RepublicanMike Dennis505 W Pine St Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanDouglas A. Johnson429 Miller St Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanLou Ann Johnson429 Miller St Fremont, MI 49412

Grant City
Democrat = 2

Republican = 2

RepublicanKelly PangburnPO Box 8, Grant MI 49327
RepublicanBrent Raterink133 Pine St Grant, MI 49327

Newaygo City
Democrat = 5

Republican = 5

RepublicanGail Carter127 W Pine Lake Dr Apt C Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanMelissa Kenney703 W Sand Hills Ct Newaygo, MI 49337

White Cloud City
Democrat = 3

Republican = 2

RepublicanDeborah R Frisbey847 E Adda St White Cloud, MI 49349

Ashland Township
Democrat = 6

Republican = 7

DemocratDallas Dean Jr2531 W 140th St Grant, MI 49327
RepublicanNancy Grabill710 W 128th St Grant, MI 49327
RepublicanCarol Ann Holmes11555 McClelland Ave Grant, MI 49327
RepublicanDorinda Vance1555 W 120th St Grant, MI 49327
RepublicanDan VanderSys627 W Moore Rd Grant, MI 49327
RepublicanJill VanderSys627 W Moore Rd Grant, MI 49327

Barton Township
Democrat = 2

Republican = 3

RepublicanJoan Luce11599 N Elm Ave Paris, MI 49338
RepublicanKyle D. Luce11599 N Elm Ave Paris, MI 49338
RepublicanRandy S. Rohraff9225 E 13 Mile Rd Paris, MI 49338

Beaver Township
Democrat = 1

Republican = 1

RepublicanRichard Hornsby5528 11 Mile Rd Bitely, MI 49309

Big Prairie Township
Democrat = 6

Republican = 6

RepublicanBrenda Bierens8517 E 16th St White Cloud, MI 49349
RepublicanDebra Hart9229 E 36th St Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanMichelle M. Kuikstra9229 E 36th St Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanDerek Mason8181 Ray Dr Newaygo MI 49337

Bridgeton Township
Democrat = 6

Republican = 6

RepublicanEricka Fritts11451 Vine Ave Grant, MI 49327
RepublicanMike Fritts11451 Vine Ave Grant, MI 49327
RepublicanAnn Marie Kossen-Priddy8886 104th Holton, MI 49425
RepublicanTimothy N. Priddy8886 104th Holton, MI 49425

Brooks Township
Democrat = 9

Republican = 12

RepublicanHeather Allen4454 Popell Dr Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanJay Allen4454 Popell Dr Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanEmily Botma6287 S Karson Dr Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanTerri Bott2585 E 58th St Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanScott DeLoof8810 Park Blvd Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanBrian Ferris4520 Popell Dr Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanPauline Ferris4520 Popell Dr Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanRobert Hanlon1692 Croton Dr Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanBob HayesPO Box 750 Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanBrandon Schultz3391 E Croton Dr Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanThomas Smith8100 Basswood Ave Newaygo, MI 49337

Croton Township

Democrat = 9

Republican = 10

RepublicanMargaret M. Feravich5930 Kirkhof Dr Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanVince Follett5160 E 48th St Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanJeff Pols4920 S Ojibwe Pt Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanMichael Stack6999 Stephen Miller Dr Newaygo, MI 49337

Dayton Township
Democrat = 5

Republican = 7

RepublicanBrian A. FrensPO Box 127 Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanCarol FrensPO Box 127 Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanBill Johnson4408 S Comstock Ave Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanWilliam D. Kunnen1160 S Stone Rd Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanBecky Llewellyn5588 W 32nd St Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanAmber Wakefield-Muma286 S Stone Rd Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanCurtis B. Muma286 S Stone Rd Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanGlen H. Sparks2195 S Van Wagoner Ave Fremont, MI 49412

Denver Township
Democrat = 5

Republican = 5

RepublicanJoe Beebe7007 Jefferson St Hesperia, MI 49421
RepublicanCurt Bengtsson4333 N Green Ave Hesperia, MI 49421
RepublicanShawn Ray Gibson7979 1 Mile Rd Hesperia, MI 49421
RepublicanJames M. Kelley8665 W One Mile Rd Hesperia, MI 49421

Ensley Township
Democrat = 6

Republican = 9

RepublicanMichele Guppy8563 98th St Howard City, MI 49329
RepublicanRandy Guppy8563 98th St Howard City, MI 49329
RepublicanDavid Allan Hofstra13425 S Locust Ave Sand Lake, MI 49343
RepublicanKen Thorne11512 S Elm Ave Howard City, MI 49329
RepublicanLois Waldron13366 S Elm Ave Sand Lake, MI 49343

Everett Township
Democrat = 4

Republican = 5

DemocratStanley Opal233 N Pine Ave White Cloud, MI 49349
RepublicanGary T. Young3390 E Baseline Rd White Cloud, MI 49349

Garfield Township
Democrat = 6

Republican = 7

DemocratGary Timmer6191 Ferris Ave Newaygo, MI 49337
DemocratJan F. Walsh7864 S Felch Ave Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanKim Bush3457 W 80th St Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanJacob Dykman6754 S Luce Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanZackary Dykman6754 S Luce Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanJessica Herbert299 W 64th St Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanPaul Herbert299 W 64th St Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanMary Jo Hilbrand-Klawiter276 Timbercreek Trl Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanCraig Klawiter276 Timbercreek Trl Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanDean Letter3689 W North River Dr Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanElizabeth Letter3689 W North River Dr Newaygo, MI 49337

Goodwell Township
Democrat = 2

Republican = 2

 RepublicanDebbie Lee Duman9050 E 1 Mile Rd White Cloud, MI 49349

Grant Township
Democrat = 6

Republican = 10

RepublicanDoug Berends1280 E 112th Grant, MI 49327
RepublicanMichael J. Bouwkamp2530 E 136th St Grant, MI 49327
RepublicanJames Collins13211 S Willow Ave Grant, MI 49327
RepublicanPatricia Collins13211 S Willow Ave Grant, MI 49327
RepublicanJason Fulton4319 E 22 Mile Rd Kent City, MI 49330
RepublicanMaxine Hilbrand13194 Elder Ave Grant, MI 49327
RepublicanRoger Hilbrand13194 Elder Ave Grant, MI 49327
RepublicanDeb Steenstra4803 E 120th St Grant, MI 49327
RepublicanRick Steenstra4803 E 120th St Grant, MI 49327
RepublicanJohn Veurink12179 S Peach Ave Grant, MI 49327

Home Township
Democrat = 1

Republican = 1

RepublicanGregory Lantz191 E 14 Mile Rd Bitely, MI 49309

Lilley Township
Democrat = 2

Republican = 2

RepublicanRob Doornbos Jr.10439 Oakwood Ave Bitely, MI 49309
RepublicanKevin Whelchel11000 N Woodbridge Ave Bitely, MI 49309

Lincoln Township
Democrat = 4

Republican = 4

DemocratCindy Lowe580 W Newaygo Dr White Cloud, MI 49349
RepublicanSteve Deckrow566 W 1 Mile Rd White Cloud, MI 49349
RepublicanTheresa Emshwiller3059 N Apache Dr White Cloud, MI 49349
RepublicanJosh Frantz528 W Lillian St White Cloud, MI 49349
RepublicanPete Kardos315 Foss St White Cloud, MI 49349
RepublicanJake Meyers2795 Mundy Ave White Cloud, MI 49349
RepublicanCarol Pierce216 W 1 Mile Rd White Cloud, MI 49349
RepublicanMichael L. Pierce216 W 1 Mile Rd White Cloud, MI 49349
RepublicanAnnie Trapp528 W Lillian St White Cloud, MI 49349

Merrill Township
Democrat = 2

Republican = 2

RepublicanGordon ElzingaPO Box 109 Brohman, MI 49312
RepublicanChuck Hanlon1801 W Bass Lake Dr Bitely, MI 49309
RepublicanPeter A. Morgan Jr.5015 N Woodbridge Rd White Cloud, MI 49349

Monroe Township
Democrat = 1

Republican = 1

   

Norwich Township
Democrat = 2

Republican = 2

RepublicanIsiah A. Davison9000 12 Mile Rd Big Rapids, MI 49307

Sheridan Charter Township
Democrat = 6

Republican = 8

DemocratChristopher Wilson8679 S Harnden Dr Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanSarah Cummins9543 W 56th St Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanMaggie Kolk5646 W 72nd St Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanMark RuttmanPO Box 102 Newaygo, MI 49337
RepublicanThomas Thiebout6540 W 92nd St Fremont, MI 49412

Sherman Township
Democrat = 5

Republican = 7

RepublicanGary Anderson2785 S Wisner Ave Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanMichal Jane Becker3864 S Centerline Rd Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanAmy R. Buys1476 S Baldwin Ave Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanKarry Doriot1103 Woodland Dr White Cloud, MI 49349
RepublicanJessie Ford3307 W 24th St Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanMatthew Ford3307 W 24th St Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanHarold J. Gardner Jr.4440 S Luce Ave Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanJoseph Jahr1476 S Baldwin Ave Fremont, MI 49412
RepublicanSue Twing2060 W Park Ln White Cloud, MI 49349

Troy Township
Democrat = 1

Republican = 1

   

Wilcox Township
Democrat = 2

Republican = 3

RepublicanJerry JaquishPO Box 144, White Cloud, MI 49349
RepublicanRenee J. Kopach783 E 3 Mile Rd White Cloud, MI 49349

PROPOSALS

LOCAL PROPOSALS:

ASHLAND TOWNSHIP

FIRE PROTECTION MILLAGE

FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES OPERATING MILLAGE

Shall the previous voted millage increases in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Ashland Township of .25 mills ($0.25 per $1,000 of taxable value), which have been reduced to .2481 mills by required millage rollbacks, be renewed at and increased up to the original voted .25 mills ($0.25 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for 4 years (2025 through 2028 inclusive) for the purpose of funding fire department first responder services; for the funding of fire department administrative services and for the payment of fire department fire-run charges and operating costs; and shall the Township levy such increase in millage for said purpose, thereby, raising in the first year an estimated $27,087?

ROAD IMPROVEMENTS MILLAGE

Shall the previous voted millage increases in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Ashland Township of 3 mills ($3.00 per $1,000 of taxable value), which have been reduced to 2.98 mills by required millage rollbacks be renewed and increased to the original voted 3 mills ($3.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for 4 years (2025 through 2028 inclusive) for the purpose of funding road construction and improvements within the Township; and shall the Township levy such increase in millage for said purpose during said period, thereby, raising in the first year an estimated $325,042?

BARTON TOWNSHIP

FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES OPERATING MILLAGE

Shall the expired previous voted increases in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Barton Township of 2 mills ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to 1.9746 mills ($1.9746 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required rollbacks, be renewed at and increased up to 2.5 mills ($2.5 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for 5 years (2024 through 2028 inclusive) for the purpose of funding fire protection and first responder services within the Township and expending those Revenues with the City of Big Rapids and Mecosta County Emergency Medical Services, shall the Township levy such millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $78,586.09?

ROAD IMPROVEMENT MILLAGE

Shall the expired previous voted increases in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Barton Township of 3 mills ($3.00 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to 2.8938 mills ($2.8938 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required rollbacks, be renewed at and increased up to the original voted 3 mills ($3.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for 5 years (2024 through 2028 inclusive) for the purpose of Road Maintenance and Improvements within the Township and expending those Revenues with the Newaygo County Road Commission; shall the Township levy such renewal in millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $94,303.30?

BIG PRAIRIE TOWNSHIP

FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES AND EQUIPMENT MILLAGE RENEWAL

Shall the previously voted increase in the constitutional tax rate limitation on general ad valorem taxes in Big Prairie Township, Newaygo County, Michigan of 1.0 mills ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value), as reduced to 0.9460 mills ($0.9460 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required rollbacks, be renewed at 0.9460 mills ($0.9460 per $1,000 of taxable value) for ten (10) years, 2024 through 2033, inclusive, to provide funds for fire protection and emergency services and acquiring equipment and property for such purposes, and shall the Township annually levy such millage on all taxable property for said purpose, raising in the first year an estimated $86,065?

BRIDGETON TOWNSHIP

FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES MILLAGE PROPOSAL 0.9800 MILLS FOR 4 YEARS

Shall the previously voted increase in the tax rate limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes in Bridgeton Township of 0.5 mills ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value), as reduced to 0.4800 mills ($0.4800 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required rollbacks, be renewed and increased by 0.5 mills ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) to 0.9800 mills ($0.9800 per $1,000 of taxable value), and shall Bridgeton Township levy such new additional millage annually for four (4) years, 2025 through 2028, inclusive, to provide funds for fire protection services?

If approved and levied, this millage would raise an estimated $70,456 in the first year of the levy. All or a portion of the revenues from this millage will be disbursed to the City of Fremont, Ashland Grant Fire Department, Egelston Township, or other governmental agency for the fire protection services within Bridgeton Township.

ENSLEY TOWNSHIP

ROAD MILLAGE RENEWAL

Shall the previously voted increase in the constitutional tax rate limitation on general ad valorem taxes in the Township of Ensley be renewed at 3 mills ($3.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied annually on all taxable real and personal property for four (4) years, 2024 through 2027, inclusive, for the purpose of maintaining and repairing public roads within the Township?

This millage renewal would raise an estimated $339,641.79 in the first year of the levy.

EVERETT TOWNSHIP

CEMETERY MILLAGE RENEWAL

Shall the previously voted increase in the tax rate limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes in Everett Township of 0.25 mills ($0.25 per $1,000 of taxable value), as reduced to 0.2270 mills ($0.2270 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollback, be renewed at 0.2270 mills ($0.2270 per $1,000), and shall Everett Township levy such millage annually for four (4) years, 2024 through 2027, inclusive, for the purpose of operating the Big Prairie Everett Cemetery?

If approved and levied, this millage would raise an estimated $15,302 in the first year of the levy. All of the revenues will be disbursed to the Big Prairie Everett Cemetery.

FIRE PROTECTION MILLAGE RENEWAL

Shall the previously voted increase in the tax rate limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes in Everett Township of 1.5 mills ($1.50 per $1,000 of taxable value), as reduced to 1.3629 mills ($1.3629 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollback, be renewed at 1.3629 mills ($1.3629 per $1,000), and shall Everett Township levy such millage annually for four (4) years, 2024 through 2027, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds to purchase fire extinguishing apparatus and equipment and for the maintenance and operation of fire protection within the Township?

If approved and levied, this millage would raise an estimated $91,862 in the first year of the levy. All of the millage funds will be disbursed to the White Cloud Area Fire Department.

ROAD MILLAGE RENEWAL

Shall the previously voted increase in the tax rate limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes in Everett Township of 3.0 mills ($3.00 per $1,000 of taxable value), as reduced to 2.7255 mills ($2.7255 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollback, be renewed at 2.7255 mills ($2.7255 per $1,000), and shall Everett Township levy such millage annually for four (4) years, 2024 through 2027, inclusive, for the purpose of improving and repairing roads within the Township?

If approved and levied, this millage would raise an estimated $183,730 in the first year of the levy. All or part of the revenues from this millage may be disbursed to the Newaygo County Road Commission.

GOODWELL TOWNSHIP

FIRE PROTECTION MILLAGE RENEWAL

Shall the increase in the tax rate limitation for Goodwell Township be renewed, and levied on all taxable property in the amount of .7421 mills ($0.7421 per $1,000 of taxable value), subject to reduction as provided by law, for the years 2024-2027, both inclusive?

This proposal is for renewal of a previously authorized fire protection millage at the same rate levied in 2023, for the purpose of providing fire protection services to the Township. All or a portion of the revenues from the levy will be disbursed to Big Prairie Township under a fire protection agreement. A levy of .7421 mills will provide revenue of approximately $23,929.00 in the first calendar year of the renewal.

ROAD IMPROVEMENT MILLAGE RENEWAL

Shall the increase in the tax rate limitation for Goodwell Township be renewed, and levied on all taxable property in the amount of 1.9792 mills ($1.9792 per $1,000 of taxable value), subject to reduction as provided by law, for the years 2024-2027, both inclusive?

This proposal is for renewal of a previously authorized road improvement millage at the same rate levied in 2023 for the purpose of improving public roads within the Township. All or a portion of the revenues from the levy may be disbursed to the Newaygo County Road Commission for public road improvements in the Township. A levy of 1.9792 mills will provide revenue of approximately $63,819.44 in the first calendar year of the renewal.

GRANT TOWNSHIP

FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES OPERATING MILLAGE

Shall Grant Township, Newaygo County, impose an increase of .25 mills ($0.25 per $1,000 of taxable value) in the tax limitation under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy it for 5 years (2024 through 2028), inclusive, for the purpose of funding fire department first responder services; for the funding of fire department administrative services and for the payment of fire department fire-run charges and operating costs; which .25 mill increase will raise an estimated $27,594 in the first year the millage is levied?

FIRE EQUIPMENT MILLAGE – .5 MILL

Shall the expired, previously voted in the total tax rate limitation on the amount of general ad valorem taxes which may be imposed upon all taxable property within Grant Township under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution be renewed at 0.5 mill ($.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) annually for a period of five (5) years, 2024 through 2028, inclusive, for the purpose of funding the purchase of fire protection and emergency service equipment pursuant to a fire protection contract between Grant Township, Ashland Township, and the City of Grant, and shall Grant Township be authorized to levy such renewal for said purposes? If approved and levied, this millage will raise an estimated $55,188 in the first year of the levy. All or a portion of the revenues from this millage will be disbursed to the Ashland/Grant Fire Department.

FIRE PROTECTION MILLAGE – .5 MILL

Shall the expired, previously voted in the total tax rate limitation on the amount of general ad valorem taxes which may be imposed upon all taxable property within Grant Township under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution be renewed at 0.5 mill ($0.50 per $1000 of taxable value) annually for a period of five (5) years, 2024 through 1018, inclusive, for the purpose of fire protection and emergency services pursuant to a fire protection contract between Grant Township, Ashland Township, and the City of Grant, and shall Grant Township be authorized to levy such renewal millage for said purposes? If approved and levied, this millage will raise an estimated $55,188 in the first year of the levy. All or a portion of the revenues from this millage will be disbursed to the Ashland/Grant Fire Department.

ROAD MILLAGE – 3 MILLS

Shall the expired, previously voted in the total tax rate limitation on the amount of general ad valorem taxes which may be imposed upon all taxable property within Grant Township under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution be renewed at 3 mills ($3.00 per $1000 of taxable value) annually for a period of five (5) years, 2024 through 2028, inclusive, to provide funds for improving and maintaining public roads, and shall Grant Township be authorized to levy such renewal millage for said purposes? If approved and levied, this millage will raise an estimated $301,126 in the first year of the levy. All or a portion of the revenues from this millage will be disbursed to the Newaygo County Road Commission for public road improvements within Grant Township.

LINCOLN TOWNSHIP

FIRE MILLAGE RENEWAL PROPOSAL

Shall the previously voted increase in the tax rate limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes in Lincoln Township of 1.5 mills ($1.5 per $1,000 of taxable value), as reduced by required millage rollbacks to 1.4830 mills ($1.4830 per $1,000 of taxable value), be renewed annually for four (4) years, 2025 through 1018, inclusive, to provide funds for fire protection in Lincoln Township and shall Lincoln Township be authorized to levy such a renewal millage for said purposes?

If approved and levied, this millage would raise an estimated $83,184.00 in the first year of the levy, all or a portion of the revenues from this millage will be disbursed to the White Cloud Fire Department for fire protection within Lincoln Township.

ROAD MILLAGE RENEWAL PROPOSAL

Shall the previously voted increase in the tax rate limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes in Lincoln Township of 2.0 mills ($2.0 per $1,000 of taxable value), as reduced by required millage rollbacks to 1.9639 mills ($1.9639 per $1,000 of taxable value), be renewed annually for four (4) years, 2026 through 2029, inclusive, to provide funds for public road maintenance and improvements in Lincoln Township and shall Lincoln Township be authorized to levy such a renewal millage for said purposes?

If approved and levied, this millage would raise an estimated $110,912.00 in the first year of the levy, all, or a portion of the revenues from this millage will be disbursed to the Newaygo County Road Commission for public road maintenance and improvements within Lincoln Township.

MERRILL TOWNSHIP

FIRE PROTECTION MILLAGE RENEWAL PROPOSAL

Shall the previously voted increase in the tax rate limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes in Merrill Township of 1.8807 mills ($1.8807 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to 1.7666 mills ($1.7666 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required rollbacks, be renewed at 1.7666 mills ($1.7666 per $1,000 of taxable value) and shall Merrill Township levy such millage annually for four (4) years, 2025 through 2028, inclusive, to provide funds for township fire protection, thereby raising an estimated $56,616 in the first year of the levy?

All or a portion of the millage revenues from this levy will be disbursed to Lilley Township or other entities pursuant to a contract for fire protection services within Merrill Township.

MILLAGE PROPOSAL – 2.349 MILLS FOR FOUR YEARS

Shall the Township increase the tax rate limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes in Merrill Township by 2.349 mills ($2.349 per $1,000 of taxable value), for four (4) years, 2024 through 2027, inclusive, to provide funds for all Township purposes authorized by law, including, but not limited to, blight elimination activities within the Township, and shall Merrill Township be authorized to levy such new additional millage annually thereby raising an estimated $83,860 in the first year of the levy?

PROPOSAL TO ABOLISH THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE ELECTORS

Shall Merrill Township abolish the annual meeting of the electors pursuant to Section 8 of Chapter 16 of the Revised Statutes of 1846, being Michigan Compiled Law 41.8?

MONROE TOWNSHIP

CEMETERY MAINTENANCE RENEWAL

Shall the previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Monroe Township, of .25 mill ($.25 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to .25 mill ($.25 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at up to .25 mill ($.25 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for four (4) years, 2025 through 2028 inclusive, for the purpose of providing cemetery maintenance, repair and upkeep of the cemetery and buildings used in connection with Monroe Township, raising an estimated $4,250.00 in the first year the millage is levied?

FIRE MILLAGE RENEWAL

Shall the previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Monroe Township, of 1.5 mills ($1.50 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to 1.5 mills ($1.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at up to 1.5 mills ($1.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for four (4) years, 2025 through 2028 inclusive, for the purpose of providing fire protection services and the purchase and maintenance of fire extinguishing apparatus and equipment within Monroe Township, raising an estimated $25,500.00 in the first year the millage is levied?

HALL MAINTENANCE RENEWAL

Shall the previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Monroe Township, of .375 mill ($.375 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to .375 mill ($.375 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at up to .375 mill ($.375 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for four (4) years, 2025 through 2028 inclusive, for the purpose of providing township hall and grounds maintenance, repair and upkeep within Monroe Township, raising an estimated $6,375.00 in the first year the millage is levied?

ROAD MILLAGE RENEWAL

Shall the previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Monroe Township, of 1.0 mill ($1.0 per $1,000.00 of taxable value), reduced to 1.0 mill ($1.0 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at up to 1.0 mill ($1.0 mill per $1,000.00 of taxable value) and levy it for four (4) years, 2025 through 2028 inclusive, for the purpose of providing maintenance, improvement and repair of roads and Township owned driveways and parking lots located within Monroe Township raising an estimated $17,000.00 in the first year the millage is levied?

NORWICH TOWNSHIP

EMS MILLAGE RENEWAL

Shall the previously voted increase in the tax rate limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes in Norwich Township of 1 mill ($1 per $1,000 of taxable value), be renewed at 1 mill ($1 per $1,000), and shall Norwich Township levy such millage annually for two (2) years, 2024 through 2025, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for EMS (ambulance) services within the Township?

If approved and levied, this millage would raise an estimated $27,256.92 in the first year of the levy.

FIRE PROTECTION MILLAGE RENEWAL

Shall the previously voted increase in the tax rate limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes in Norwich Township of 1 mill ($1 per $1,000 of taxable value), be renewed at 1 mill ($1 per $1,000), and shall Norwich Township levy such millage annually for two (2) years, 2024 through 2025, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds to purchase fire extinguishing apparatus and equipment and for the maintenance and operation of fire protection within the Township?

If approved and levied, this millage would raise an estimated $27,036.14 in the first year of the levy.

LIBRARY MILLAGE

Shall Norwich Township impose an increase of up to 0.30 of one mill ($0.30 per $1,000 of taxable value) in the tax rate limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes in Norwich Township and shall Norwich Township levy such millage annually for one (1) year, 2024, inclusive, for the purpose of library access for Norwich Township residents at the Big Rapids Community Library within the Township?

If approved and levied, this millage would raise an estimated $8,177.08 in the first year of the levy.

ROAD MILLAGE RENEWAL

Shall the previously voted increase in the tax rate limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes in Norwich Township of 3 mills ($3 per $1,000 of taxable value), be renewed at 3 mills ($3 per $1,000), and shall Norwich Township levy such millage annually for two (2) years, 2024 through 2025, inclusive, for the purpose of improving and repairing roads within the Township?

If approved and levied, this millage would raise an estimated $81,108.41 in the first year of the levy. All or a portion of the revenues from this millage will be disbursed to the Newaygo County Road Commission.

WILCOX TOWNSHIP

FIRE PROTECTION MILLAGE RENEWAL

Shall the expired previously voted increases in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Wilcox Township of 1.5 mills ($1.50 per $1,000.00 of taxable value), be renewed and levied for four (4) years 2024 through 2027, inclusive, for the purpose of providing fire protection services? If approved and levied, 1.5 mills ($1.50 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) is estimated to raised $54,733.00 in the first year the millage is levied.

WHITE CLOUD PUBLIC SCHOOLS

BOND PROPOSAL

Shall White Cloud Public Schools, Newaygo County, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Twenty-Eight Million Four Hundred Thousand Dollars ($28,400,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor, for the purpose of:

erecting, completing, remodeling, and equipping and re-equipping school buildings and facilities, and additions to school buildings and facilities; furnishing and refurnishing school buildings and facilities; acquiring, installing, equipping and re-equipping school buildings for instructional technology; and preparing, developing, improving and equipping athletic fields, play fields, playgrounds, structures, facilities and sites?

The following is for informational purposes only:

The estimated millage that will be levied for the proposed bonds in 2024, under current law, is 0 mill ($0.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a 0 mill net increase over the prior year’s levy. The maximum number of years the bonds may be outstanding, exclusive of any refunding, is thirty (30) years. The estimated simple average annual millage anticipated to be required to retire this bond debt is 4.22 mills ($4.22 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation).

The school district expects to borrow from the State School Bond Qualification and Loan Program to pay debt service on these bonds. The estimated total principal amount of that borrowing is $6,868,143 and the estimated total interest to be paid thereon is $3,060,541. The estimated duration of the millage levy associated with that borrowing is 12 years and the estimated computed millage rate for such levy is 9.5 mills. The estimated computed millage rate may change based on changes in certain circumstances.

The total amount of qualified bonds currently outstanding is $15,190,000. The total amount of qualified loans currently outstanding is approximately $615,074.

(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.)

MONTCALM AREA INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOND PROPOSAL

Shall Montcalm Area Intermediate School District, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Twenty-Nine Million Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars ($29,800,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor, in one or more series, for the purpose of:

erecting, completing, remodeling, and equipping and re-equipping school buildings, including structures, play fields, playgrounds, and other facilities, and parts of and additions to those facilities; furnishing and refurnishing new and remodeled school buildings; acquiring, preparing, developing, and improving sites, and parts of and additions to sites, for school buildings, including structures, play fields, playgrounds, and other facilities; and acquiring, installing, and equipping and re-equipping school buildings for instructional technology?

The following is for informational purposes only:

The estimated millage that will be levied for the proposed bonds in 2024 is 0.50 mill ($0.50 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation). The maximum number of years the bonds of any series may be outstanding, exclusive of any refunding, is twenty (20) years. The estimated simple average annual millage anticipated to be required to retire this bond debt is 0.46 mill ($0.46 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.)

OAKRIDGE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

OPERATING MILLAGE PROPOSAL

This proposal will allow the school district to continue to levy the statutory rate of not to exceed 18 mills on all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, required for the school district to receive its full revenue per pupil foundation allowance and restores millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the Michigan Constitution of 1963.

Shall the currently authorized millage rate limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Oakridge Public Schools, Muskegon and Newaygo Counties, Michigan, be renewed by 18.1513 mills ($18.1513 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2026 to 2030, inclusive, and also be increased by .5 mill ($0.50 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2026 to 2030, inclusive, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and 18 mills are levied in 2026 is approximately $1,125,000 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2025 levy and the addition of millage which will be levied only to the extent necessary to restore millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the “Headlee” amendment to the Michigan Constitution of 1963)?

TRI COUNTY AREA SCHOOLS

  1. Operating Millage Renewal Proposal

This proposal will allow the school district to continue to levy the statutory rate of not to exceed 18 mills on all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, required for the school district to receive its revenue per pupil foundation allowance and renews millage that will expire with the 2024 tax levy.

Shall the currently authorized millage rate limitation of 18 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Tri County Area Schools, Montcalm, Kent and Newaygo Counties, Michigan, be renewed for a period of 2 years, 2025 and 2026, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2025 is approximately $2,803,596 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2024 tax levy)?

 

  1. Sinking Fund Millage Proposal

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Tri County Area Schools, Montcalm, Kent and Newaygo Counties, Michigan, be increased by and the board of education be authorized to levy not to exceed 1 mill ($1.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2024 to 2028, inclusive, to create a sinking fund for the purchase of real estate for sites for, and the construction or repair of, school buildings; for school security improvements; for the acquisition or upgrading of technology; for the acquisition of student transportation vehicles; for the acquisition of parts, supplies, and equipment used for the maintenance of student transportation vehicles; for the acquisition of eligible trucks and vans used to carry parts, equipment, and personnel for or in the maintenance of school buildings; for the acquisition of parts, supplies, and equipment used to maintain such trucks and vans; and all other purposes authorized by law; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2024 is approximately $574,723?

FREMONT COMMUNITY RECREATION AUTHORITY

(QUALIFIED ELECTORS IN THE TOWNSHIPS OF: DAYTON, SHERIDAN CHARTER, AND THE CITY OF FREMONT)

OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL AND INCREASE PROPOSAL

Shall the Fremont Community Recreation Authority, Newaygo County, Michigan be authorized to levy a tax annually upon the taxable value of all property subject to ad valorem taxation within the boundaries of the Fremont Community Recreation Authority in an amount not to exceed 0.75 mills ($0.75 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a period of ten (10) years 2026 through 2035, inclusive, and shall the Fremont Community Recreation Authority be authorized to levy such new additional millage annually for the purpose of providing operational funding for the Recreation Center and community pool?

The following is for informational purposes:

This millage is a renewal of the previously authorized millage of 0.5 mills ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value), which has been reduced to 0.4943 mills ($0.4943 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, and a new additional millage of 0.2557 mills ($0.2557 per $1,000 of taxable value). This millage will raise an estimated $291,384 in 2026, the first year of the levy.

To the extent required by law, a portion of the total revenues from the tax levy may be captured by and disbursed to the City of Fremont Downtown Development Authority and Brownfield Redevelopment Authority.

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