Elections

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

August 2, 2022 Election

Calendar of Dates for August Election

UNOFFICIAL CANDIDATE AND PROPOSAL LISTING
(updated 6/10/2022)

STATE AND FEDERAL CANDIDATES:

Governor: 4 Yr Term; 1 Position

Democratic

Gretchen Whitmer

PO Box 15282 Lansing, MI 48901

Republican

Tudor M. Dixon

PO Box 21085 Lansing, MI 21085

Republican

Ryan D. Kelley

11275 Wild Duck Ln Allendale, MI 49401

Republican

Ralph Rebandt

20806 Deerfield Farmington Hills, MI 48335

Republican

Kevin Rinke

6805 Colby Ln Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301

Republican

Garrett Soldano

8357 Barony Pt Mattawan, MI 49071

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

Democratic

Jerry Hilliard

2743 Eland Ct Mt Pleasant, MI 48858

Republican

John Moolenaar

PO Box 2192, Midland MI 48641

Republican

Thomas J. Norton

11281 Myers Lake Ave NE Courtland Twp, MI 49341

State Senator – 33rd District: 4 Yr Term; 1 Position

Democratic

Mark Bignell

506 Gary St Greenville, MI 48838

Republican

Rick Outman

6481 N Miles Rd Six Lake, MI 48886

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

Democratic

Amanda Siggins

7114 Willow Dr Cadillac, MI 49601

Republican

Joseph D. Fox

3928 S Sherman Ave Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Chad Pierce

451 E 56th St Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Diane J. Schindlbeck

1120 N Meadowbrook White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Kelly J. Smith

PO Box 112 White Cloud, MI 49349

COUNTY CANDIDATES:

County Commissioner – 1st District: 2 Yr Term; 1 Position

Republican

Burt Cooper

6090 Pat St Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Paul Mellema

6376 Pat St Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Amber Wakefield

286 S Stone Rd Fremont, MI 49412

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

Republican

Bryan J. Kolk

5646 W 72nd St Fremont, MI 49412

County Commissioner – 3rd District: 2 Yr Term; 1 Position

Republican

Chuck Trapp

575 E Jackson St, White Cloud MI 49349

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

Democratic

Stan Opal

233 N Pine Ave White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Jim Maike

977 E 8th St White Cloud, MI 49349

County Commissioner – 5th District: 2 Yr Term; 1 Position

Republican

Ken DeLaat

9082 Redwood Dr Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Thomas Smith

8100 Basswood Ave Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Lavern H. Willett

1195 76tth St Newaygo, MI 49337

County Commissioner – 6th District: 2 Yr Term; 1 Position

Republican

Brenda Bird

10434 Cypress Ave Howard City, MI 49329

Republican

John Clark

6256 E 52nd St Newaygo, MI 49337

County Commissioner – 7th District: 2 Yr Term; 1 Position

Republican

Mike Kruithoff

805 W Moore Rd Grant, MI 49327

TOWNSHIP CANDIDATES:

Barton Township – Trustee: Partial Term Ending 11/20/2024; 1 Position

Republican

John H Wright

8021 E 16 Mile Rd Paris, MI 49338

 Big Prairie Township – Trustee: Partial Term Ending 11/20/2024; 1 Position

Republican

Vernon Malloy

4548 S Croton Hardy Dr Newaygo, MI 49337

 Big Prairie Township – Park Commissioner: Partial Term Ending 11/20/2024; 1 Position

Republican

Brian Middleton

5204 S Croton Hardy Dr Newaygo, MI 49337

 Denver Township – Trustee: Partial Term Ending 11/20/2024; 1 Position

Republican

Brad D. Stitt

6611 W 1 Mile Rd Hesperia, MI 49421

 Goodwell Township – Supervisor: Partial Term Ending 11/20/2024; 1 Position

Republican

John H Tow II

5125 E 4 Mile Rd White Cloud, MI 49349

 Goodwell Township – Trustee: Partial Term Ending 11/20/2024; 1 Position

Republican

Donald Maxson

5355 E 3 Mile Rd White Cloud, MI 49349

 Home Township – Treasurer: Partial Term Ending 11/20/2024; 1 Position

Republican

Jada Christensen

11635 N Walnut Ave Bitely, MI 49309

  Monroe Township – Clerk: Partial Term Ending 11/20/2024; 1 Position

NO CANDIDATES FILED

  

  Monroe Township – Treasurer: Partial Term Ending 11/20/2024; 1 Position

NO CANDIDATES FILED

  

  Monroe Township – Trustee: Partial Term Ending 11/20/2024; 1 Position

NO CANDIDATES FILED

  

  Wilcox Township – Trustee: Partial Term Ending 11/20/2024; 1 Position

Republican

Laurie Sytsma

3272 N Poplar Ave White Cloud, MI 49349

Croton Township – Library Board: Partial Term Ending 11/20/2024; 1 Position

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

Christine Thompson

5811 Lakeshore Dr Newaygo, MI 49337

JUDICIAL CANDIDATES:

3rd District Judge of the Court of Appeals – Incumbent – 6 Yr Term; 1 Position

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

Incumbent

James Robert Redford

 3rd District Judge of the Court of Appeals – Non-Incumbent – 6 Yr Term; 1 Position

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

Non-Incumbent

Kathleen A. Feeney

Non-Incumbent

Raymond P. Voet

 3rd District Judge of the Court of Appeals – Incumbent – Partial Term Ending 1/1/2025; 1 Position

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

Incumbent

Christopher Yates

 PRECINCT DELEGATE CANDIDATES:

Fremont City – Precinct #1
Democratic = 5

Republican = 6

Republican

Teresa Ann Burke

17 N Stewart Ave #2 Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Phil Deur

1121 Ramshorn Dr Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Jane Fuller

405 E Elm St Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Nicole Hall

704 State St Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Rian Hall

704 State St Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Gloria Huston

103 N Division Ave Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Steve Huston

103 N Division Ave Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Norman Knorr

1307 Pine View Ln Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Sandra K Mast

469 Mary Ln Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Wayne L Mast

469 Mary Ln Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Lisa VanHouten

604 N Stewart Ave Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Chuck Yob

447 Mary Ln Fremont, MI 49412

Fremont City – Precinct #2
Democratic = 4

Republican = 5

Republican

Richard Britton III

338 E Main St Apt B Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Mike Dennis

505 W Pine St Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

David Hines

644 Aboretum Dr Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Jessica Hines

644 Aboretum Dr Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Douglas A Johnson

429 Miller St Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Lou Ann Johnson

429 Miller St Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Natacha Valmont

209 Gerber Ave Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Matt Wakefield

1055 W Lake Dr, Apt 2 Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Janete Wardell

130 Southwoods Ave Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Lynn Wardell

130 Southwoods Ave Fremont, MI 49412

Grant City
Democratic = 1

Republican = 2

Republican

Kelly Pangburn

20 S Maple St, PO Box 8, Grant MI 49327 

Republican

Brent Allen Raterink

133 Pine St Grant, MI 49327

Newaygo City
Democratic = 3

Republican = 5

Republican

Gail Carter

127 W Pine Lake Dr Apt C Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

David L Dougan

522 E Rainbow Rd Newaygo, MI 49337

White Cloud City
Democratic = 1

Republican = 2

Republican

Deborah R Frisbey

847 E Adda St White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Cheryl Ann Hult

1614 E Pine Hill Ave White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Dennis Anton Hult

1614 E Pine Hill Ave White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Charles Twing

75 S Webster St White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Verna Twing

75 S Webster St White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Jake Allen Wellman

92 N Lester White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Lisa K Zook

273 S Lester St White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Royce A Zook

273 S Lester St White Cloud MI 49349

Ashland Township
Democratic = 4

Republican = 7

Democratic

Dallas Dean

2531 W 140th St Grant, MI 49327

Republican

Jeffrey LeRoy Eaton

11281 Gordon Ave Grant, MI 49327

Republican

Nancy Grabill

710 W 128th St Grant, MI 49327

Republican

Carol A Holmes

11555 McClelland Grant, MI 49327

Republican

Dorinda S Vance

1555 W 120th St Grant, MI 49327

Republican

Richard L Vance

1555 W 120th St Grant, MI 49327

Barton Township
Democratic = 1

Republican = 2

NO CANDIDATES FILED

  

Beaver Township
Democratic = 1
Republican = 1

Republican

Richard Hornsby

5528 11 Mile Rd Bitely, MI 49309

Big Prairie Township
Democratic = 4

Republican = 6

Republican

Gary D Frank

5956 E 4th St White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Jonathan Grice

5430 E 44th St Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Debra Hart

9229 E 36th St Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Michael R Hart

9229 E 36th St Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Michelle M Kuikstra

9229 E 36th St Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Derek Mason

8181 Ray Dr Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Mark L Meeuwenberg

8121 Hardy Dr Newaygo, MI 49337

Bridgeton Township
Democratic = 3

Republican = 6

Republican

Charlene M Chansler

10755 S Plymouth Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Richard Kooistra

12212 S Maple Island Twin Lake, MI 49457

Brooks Township – Precinct #1
Democratic = 2

Republican = 4

Republican

Heather Allen

4482 Popell Dr Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Brian Ferris

4520 E Popell Dr Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Pauline Ferris

4520 E Popell Dr Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Robert Raymond Hanlon

1692 E Croton Dr Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Joan Hayes

127 Woodlawn Ave, PO Box 750, Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Robert Hayes

127 Woodlawn, PO Box 750, Newaygo, MI 49337

Brooks Township – Precinct #2
Democratic = 4

Republican = 7

Republican

Ralph Bell

9237 Spruce Ave Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Scott DeLoof

8810 Park Blvd Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Cathlene Gomber

9237 S Spruce Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Mark Guzniczak

8181 S Thornapple Ave Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Delan Hirdes

1806 E 88th St Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Peter Kardos Jr

2106 E Cedar St Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Thomas Smith

8100 Basswood Ave Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Larry Spoolstra

8495 Pinepoint Dr Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Lavern H Willett

1195 76th St Newaygo, MI 49337

Croton Township – Precinct #1
Democratic = 3

Republican = 5

Republican

David M Morrow

4950 S Ojibwe Pt Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Jeff Pols

4920 S Ojibwe Pt Newaygo, MI 49337

Croton Township – Precinct # 2
Democratic = 4

Republican = 5

Republican

Margaret M Feravich

5930 Kirkhof Dr Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Vince Follett

5160 E 48th St Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Tina M Merryman

8063 E 52nd St Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Michael L Stack

6999 Stephen Miller Dr Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Corky Williams

7346 S Croton Hardy Dr Newaygo, MI 49337

Dayton Township
Democratic = 4

Republican = 6

Republican

Glenn Dickmann

3899 Harmon Dr Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Brian A Frens

7929 W 32nd St, PO Box 127, Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Carol S Frens

7929 W 32nd St, PO Box 127, Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Bill Johnson

4408 S Comstock Ave Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

William Kunnen

1160 S Stone Rd Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Becky Llewellyn

5588 W 32nd St Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Paul Mellema

6376 Pat St Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Holly Moon

5943 W 16th St Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Curtis Muma

286 S Stone Rd Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Glen H. Sparks

2195 S Van Wagoner Ave Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Ann Tillman

2150 S Green Ave Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Jeff Tillman

2150 S Green Ave PO Box 142 Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Amber Wakefield

286 S Stone Rd Fremont, MI 49412

Denver Township
Democratic = 3

Republican = 5

Republican

Randy Beebe

7040 Jefferson St Hesperia, MI 49421

Republican

Curt Bengtsson

4333 N Green Ave Hesperia, MI 49421

Republican

Toni M Bengtsson

4333 N Green Ave Hesperia, MI 49421

Republican

Michael Clark

9114 Quinn St Hesperia, MI 49421

Republican

Shawn Gibson

7979 1 Mile Rd Hesperia, MI 49421

Republican

James M Kelley

8665 W 1 Mile Rd Hesperia, MI 49421

Ensley Township
Democratic = 3

Republican = 8

Republican

Steve Boluyt

5140 E 136th Sand Lake, MI 49343

Republican

Michele Guppy

8563 98th St Howard City, MI 49329

Republican

Randall J Guppy

8563 98th St Howard City, MI 49329

Republican

Kim Hackbardt

9311 104th St Howard City, MI 49329

Republican

Eric Ives

8343 98th St Howard City, MI 49329

Republican

Fred Patin

14057 Cottonwood Ave Sand Lake, MI 49343

Republican

Heath C Phillips

4955 E 22 Mile Rd Sand Lake, MI 49343

Republican

Timothy C Ransom

13249 S Deana Dr Sand Lake, MI 49343

Republican

Tammy Schaendorf

7587 E 22 Mile Rd Sand Lake, MI 49343

Republican

Brenda R Shepard

5482 E 104th St Howard City, MI 49329

Republican

Ken Thorne

11512 Elm Ave Howard City, MI 49329

Everett Township
Democratic = 2

Republican = 5

Democratic

Stanley Opal

233 N Pine Ave White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican 

J.S. Bieniasz

2375 E Peacock Path White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Judy Maike

977 E 8th St White Cloud, MI 49349

Garfield Township
Democratic = 4

Republican = 7

Democratic

Gary Timmer

6191 Ferris Ave Newaygo, MI 49337

Democratic

Jan F Walsh

7864 S Felch Ave Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Cory Dorwin

312 W Pickeral Lake Dr Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Paul Herbert

299 W 64th St Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Dean J Letter

3689 W North River Dr Newaygo, MI 49337

Republican

Elizabeth Letter

3689 North River Dr Newaygo, MI 49337

Goodwell Township
Democratic = 1

Republican = 2

NO CANDIDATES FILED

  

Grant Township
Democratic = 4

Republican = 10

Republican

Larry Bisson

2985 128th St Grant, MI 49327

Republican

Michael John Bouwkamp

2530 E 136th St Grant, MI 49327

Republican

James Collins

13211 Willow Ave Grant, MI 49327

Republican

Patricia Collins

13211 Willow Ave Grant, MI 49327

Republican

Jason Fulton

4319 E 22 Mile Rd Kent City, MI 49330

Republican

Maxine Hilbrand

13194 Elder Ave Grant, MI 49327

Republican

John B King

11958 Walnut Ave Grant, MI 49327

Republican

Rachel Prins

9808 S Clearwater St Grant, MI 49327

Republican

Courtney Redding

12657 Patricia Ave Grant, MI 49327

Republican

Debra L Steenstra

4803 E 120th St Grant, MI 49327

Republican

Richard J Steenstra

4803 E 120th St Grant, MI 49327

Republican

Douglas A Turner

4586 E 120th St Grant, MI 49327

Republican

Jill M Turner

4586 E 120th St Grant, MI 49327

Republican

John William Veurink

12179 Peach Ave Grant, MI 49327

Home Township
Democratic = 1

Republican = 1

Republican 

Gregory Lantz

191 E 14 Mile Rd Bitely, MI 49309

Lilley Township
Democratic = 1

Republican = 2

Republican

Kevin Whelchel

11000 N Woodbridge Ave Bitely, MI 49309

Lincoln Township
Democratic = 2

Republican = 4

Republican

Susan Bowman

1697 N Centerline Rd White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Steve Deckrow

566 W 1 Mile Rd White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Theresa Emshwiller

3059 N Apache Dr White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Joshua Frantz

528 W Lillian St White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Peter Kardos

315 Foss White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Justin Moon

658 W Lincoln Ave White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Katelyn Moon

658 W Lincoln White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Michael L Pierce

216 W 1 Mile Rd White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Joseph Riley Sr

65 W 1 Mile Rd White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Diane J Schindlbeck

1120 N Meadowbrook White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Eric W Schindlbeck

1120 N Meadowbrook White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Rex Skupien

1433 N Bingham Ave White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Annie Trapp

528 W Lillian St White Cloud, MI 49349

Merrill Township
Democratic = 2

Republican = 2

Republican 

Gordon Elzinga

590 W 9 Mile Rd, PO Box 109 Brohman, MI 49312

Republican 

Peter A Morgan Jr

5015 N Woodbridge Rd White Cloud, MI 49349

Monroe Township
Democratic = 1

Republican = 1

NO CANDIDATES FILED

  

Norwich Township
Democratic = 1

Republican = 2

NO CANDIDATES FILED

  

Sheridan Charter Township
Democratic = 4

Republican = 7

Republican

Jason R Cummins

9543 W 56th St Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Sarah Cummins

9543 W 56th St Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Stephen Hanna

4936 Lordon Ln Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Tom Karnemaat

6886 S Warner Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Maggie Kolk

5646 W 72nd St Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Ben J Landheer

7344 W Lake Dr Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Linda M Landheer

7344 W Lake Dr Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Grace Pence

7613 W 60th St Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Rachel Ann Pietz

6673 W 64th Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Larry Smith

5036 W Daisy Way Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Kevin Wilks

8048 W 64th St Fremont, MI 49412

Sherman Township
Democratic = 3

Republican = 6

Democrat

Ellen McIntee

4447 S Parsons Ave Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Gary Anderson

2785 S Wisner Ave Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Michal Jane Becker

3864 S Centerline Rd Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Karry Doriot

1103 Woodland Dr White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Jessie Ford

3307 W 24th St Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Harold J Gardner Jr

4440 S Luce Ave Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Karla R Johnson

4350 S Sherman Ave Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Steven A Johnson

4350 S Sherman Ave Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Ginger Karrip

1941 Cree Rd Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Eric Kolesnikovas

3635 W 48th St Fremont, MI 49412

Republican

Susan Twing

2060 W Park Ln White Cloud, MI 49349

Troy Township
Democratic = 1

Republican = 1

NO CANDIDATES FILED

  

Wilcox Township
Democratic = 2

Republican = 3

Republican

Gordon L Alger Jr

406 N Evergreen Dr White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

DiAnna Briggance

53 E Jackson St White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Devin Cross

1132 N Thornapple Ave White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Tracy Cross

1132 N Thornapple Ave White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Jerry Jaquish

956 N Thornapple Ave, PO Box 144, White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Julius Trapp

473 E Jackson St White Cloud, MI 49349

Republican

Wanda Trapp

473 E Jackson St White Cloud, MI 49349

LOCAL PROPOSALS:

ASHLAND TOWNSHIP

FIRE EQUIPMENT MILLAGE

Shall the previous voted millage increase in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Ashland Township of ½ mill ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value), which have been reduced to .4955 mills by required millage rollbacks be renewed and increased to the original voted ½ mill ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for 4 years (2023 through 2026 inclusive) for the purpose of funding capital expenditures in the Fire Equipment Fund and paid to the Ashland-Grant Fire District under the joint fire protection contract between Ashland and Grant Townships and the City of Grant; and shall the Township levy such increase in millage for said purpose during said period, thereby, raising in the first year an estimated $44,765?

FIRE PROTECTION 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 ½ mill ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value), which has been reduced to .4955 mills by required millage rollbacks be renewed and increased to the original voted ½ mill ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for 4 years (2023 through 2026 inclusive) for the purpose of funding fire department operations and paid to the Ashland-Grant Fire District under the joint fire protection contract between Ashland and Grant Townships and the City of Grant; and shall the Township levy such increase in millage for said purpose during said period, thereby, raising in the first year an estimated $44,765?

DENVER TOWNSHIP

FIRE PROTECTION MILLAGE PROPOSAL

Shall the previous voted millage increase in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Denver Township of 1 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to 0.9871 mills ($0.9871 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at and increased up to the original voted 1 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for a period of four (4) years, 2023 through 2026 inclusive, to provide funds for fire protection. If approved and levied, this millage will raise an estimated $49,673.49 in the first year of levy. The revenue from this millage will be distributed to such other or fewer local units of government, including authorities, as the Township Board determines appropriate.

ROAD MILLAGE PROPOSAL

Shall the previously voted increase in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Denver Township of 1 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to 0.9623 mills ($0.9623 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at and increased up to the original voted 1 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for a period of six (6) years, 2023 through 2028 inclusive, to provide funds for improving and maintaining public roads. If approved and levied, this millage will raise an estimated $49,673.49 in the first year of levy. The revenue from this millage will be distributed to such other or fewer local units of government, or entities, as the Township Board determines appropriate.

HOME TOWNSHIP

GENERAL OPERATING EXPENSES MILLAGE INCREASE PROPOSAL – 2 MILLS FOR 8 YEARS

Shall Home Township impose an increase of up to 2 mills ($2.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy it for 8 years, 2022 through 2029 inclusive for the purpose of providing sufficient funds to continue with general operating township purposes, and maintaining the township buildings, cemeteries, and business expenses that the township incurs. Which 2 mills increase will raise an estimated $29,738.21 in the first year the millage is levied.

EMERCENCY MEDICAL FIRST RESPONDER AND FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES MILLAGE INCREASE PROPOSAL – 1.75 MILLS FOR 8 YEARS

Shall Home Township impose an increase of up to 1.75 mills ($1.75 per $1,000 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy it for 8 years, 2022 through 2029 inclusive for the purpose of providing funds for operation of emergency medical first responder and fire protection services, which 1.75 mills increase will raise an estimated $26,020.93 in the first year the millage is levied “of which a portion will be disbursed to the Lilley Township Fire Station or fewer local units of government as the Township Board determines appropriate.”

ROAD BRINING MILLAGE INCREASE PROPOSAL – 1 MILLS FOR 8 YEARS

Shall Home Township impose an increase of up to 1 mills ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy it for 8 years, 2022 through 2029 inclusive for the purpose of brining for the gravel roads within Home Township, which 1 mills increase will raise an estimated $14,869.10 in the first year the millage is levied, Where the millage may be disbursed to multiple units or units under an agreement or contract subject to change.

LILLEY TOWNSHIP

OPERATING FUNDS 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 Lilley Township of 0.7330 mills ($0.7330 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to 0.6995 mills ($0.6995 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required rollbacks, be renewed at 0.6995 mills ($0.6995 per $1,000 of taxable value), and shall Lilley Township levy such millage annually for four (4) years, 2023 through 2026, inclusive, to provide funds for the general operation of Lilley Township, thereby raising an estimated $30,867 in the first year of the levy?

MEDICAL FIRST RESPONDERS 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 Lilley Township of 0.4866 mills ($0.4866 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to 0.4642 mills ($0.4642 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required rollbacks, be renewed at 0.4642 mills ($0.4642 per $1,000 of taxable value), and shall Lilley Township levy such millage annually for four (4) years, 2023 through 2026, inclusive, to provide funds for the operation of the Lilley Township Medical First Response Service in Lilley, thereby raising an estimated $20,484 in the first year of the levy?

FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES 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 Lilley Township of 1.4661 mills ($1.4661 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to 1.3991 mills ($1.3991 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required rollbacks, be renewed at 1.3991 mills ($1.3991 per $1,000 of taxable value), and shall Lilley Township levy such millage annually for four (4) years, 2023 through 2026, inclusive, to provide funds for the general operation of Lilley Township Fire Department and the provision of fire protection services within Lilley Township, thereby raising an estimated $61,738 in the first year of the levy?

CEMETERY 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 Lilley Township of 0.2442 mills ($0.2442 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to 0.2329 mills ($0.2329 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required rollbacks, be renewed at 0.2329 mills ($0.2329 per $1,000 of taxable value), and shall Lilley Township levy such millage annually for four (4) years, 2023 through 2026, inclusive, to provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the Lilley Township Cemetery, thereby raising an estimated $10,277 in the first year of the levy?

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 1.9822 mills ($1.9822 per $1,000 of taxable value), as reduced by required millage rollbacks to 1.9639 mills ($1.96 per $1,000 of taxable value), be renewed annually for four (4) years, 2022 through 2025, inclusive, to provide funds for public road maintenance and improvements in Lincoln Township and shall Lincoln Township be authorized to levy such renewal millage for said purposes?

If approved and levied, this millage would raise an estimated $91,865.85 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.

NORWICH TOWNSHIP

EMS MILLAGE RENEWAL PROPOSAL

Shall the expired previous voted increase in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Norwich Township, of 1 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value), be renewed at up to the original voted 1 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for 4 years, 2022 through 2025 inclusive, for the purpose of funding an EMS/ambulance program within Norwich Township, raising an estimated $25,930.27 in the first year the millage is levied?

TROY TOWNSHIP

CEMETERY MAINTENANCE, REPAIR AND UPKEEP MILLAGE RENEWAL PROPOSAL

Shall the tax rate limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution on the amount of general ad valorem taxes within Troy Township, currently 0.4998 mill ($0.4998 per $1,000 of taxable value), be renewed and levied for four years, 2023-2026, both inclusive, subject to reduction as provided by law, on taxable property in the Township to provide funds for maintenance, repair and upkeep of the cemetery and building at the Troy Township Cemetery?

It is estimated that a levy of 0.4998 would provide revenue of $6,456 in the first calendar year. The revenue from this millage levy will be disbursed to the Township of Troy.  

FIRE PROTECTION PURPOSES MILLAGE PROPOSAL

Shall the limitation on general ad valorem taxes imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution against all taxable property within the Township of Troy be increased by an additional 1.000 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a period of three years, beginning in 2022 and continuing through 2024, both inclusive, to raise additional funds for fire protection services within the Township?

It is estimated that a levy of the additional 1.000 mill would provide revenue of $12,918 in the first calendar year. The revenue from this millage levy will be disbursed to the Township of Troy.

WILCOX TOWNSHIP

ROAD MILLAGE PROPOSAL

Shall Wilcox Township impose and increase and levy of up to 3 mills ($3.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy it for 4 years, 2022 through 2025 inclusive, for the purpose of maintaining, repairing, replacing and/or improving public roads within Wilcox Township, which 3-mills increase will raise an estimated $93,000 in the first year the millage is levied?

LOCAL PROPOSALS:

GRANT 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 “Headlee” amendment to 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 Grant Public Schools, Newaygo, Kent and Muskegon Counties, Michigan, be renewed by 18.118 mills ($18.118 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 4 years, 2023 to 2026, inclusive, and also be increased by .5 mill ($0.50 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 4 years, 2023 to 2026, 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 2023 is approximately $1,110,335 (this millage is to renew millage that will expire with the 2022 levy and to restore millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the “Headlee” amendment to the Michigan Constitution of 1963 and will be levied only to the extent necessary to restore that reduction)?

REED CITY AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS

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 2022 tax levy. The remaining 1.1031 mills are only available to be levied to restore millage lost as a result of the reduction required by the “Headlee” amendment to the Michigan Constitution of 1963 and will only be levied to the extent necessary to restore that reduction.

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 Reed City Area Public Schools, Osceola, Mecosta, Newaygo and Lake Counties, Michigan, be renewed by 19.1031 mills ($19.1031 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2023 to 2027, 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 2023 is approximately $2,393,387 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2022 tax levy)?

TRI COUNTY AREA SCHOOLS

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 2022 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, 2023 and 2024, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2023 is approximately $2,424,637 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2022 tax levy)?

LIBRARY PROPOSALS:

HESPERIA COMMUNITY LIBRARY 
(QUALIFIED ELECTORS IN THE VILLAGE OF HESPERIA; AND THE TOWNSHIPS OF: DENVER AND BEAVER (EXCEPT THAT PORTION LOCATED WITHIN THE WALKERVILLE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT)

LIBRARY MILLAGE PROPOSAL

Shall the Hesperia Community Library, Counties of Newaygo and Oceana, Michigan, be authorized to levy annually an amount not to exceed .89 mill ($0.89 for each $1,000 of taxable value), of which .8333 mill is a renewal of the millage rate that expired in 2021 and .0567 mill is new additional millage to restore the millage rate previously authorized and to provide for additional funding, against all taxable property within the Hesperia Community Library district for a period of four (4) years, 2022 to 2025, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for all district library purposes authorized by law? The estimate of the revenue the Hesperia Community Library will collect in the first year of levy (2022) if the millage is approved and levied by the Library is approximately $149,000.

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