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Ballot Proposition 1, November 3 Election

COUNTY OF MANISTEE

PROPOSITION NO. 1

SERVICES FOR THE AGED
PROVIDED THROUGH MANISTEE COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING
                             

Shall the County of Manistee, Michigan, increase the constitutional limitation on the total amount of general ad valorem taxes imposed upon real and tangible personal property for all purposes in the County of Manistee, Michigan, by 0.475 mills ($0.475 per $1,000 of taxable valuation) and levy the amount of 0.475 mills ($0.475 per $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of six (6) years (2021 – 2026, inclusive) to provide services to the aged through the Manistee County Council on Aging including the Senior Nutrition Program/Meals on Wheels.  

This is a renewal of the prior 0.3 mill  levy, ($0.30 per $1,000 of taxable valuation) which expires in 2020, and a request for new additional millage of 0.175 mill  ($0.175 per $1,000 of taxable valuation) If approved, it is estimated that the revenue generated by this proposal in the first year would be $563,266.49.  The revenues generated will be disbursed to Manistee County, which contracts with the Manistee County Council on Aging, Inc. to provide services to the aged.  A portion of the millage may be subject to capture by and disbursed to one or more tax increment financing entities, including the City of Manistee Downtown Development Authority, the Charter Township of Filer Downtown Development Authority and the City of Manistee and County of Manistee Brownfield Redevelopment Authorities.  


Yes   ____

No____


The following is for informational purposes only:
Manistee County Council on Aging is seeking a renewal of its millage 0.300 mills ($0.30 per $1,000 of taxable valuation) to provide services to Manistee County seniors 60 and over.   Manistee County Council on Aging is also requesting a new additional millage to provide the Senior Nutrition Program (Meals on Wheels) to Manistee County homebound seniors and congregate meal sites in the amount of 0.175 mills ($0.175 per $1,000 of taxable valuation).  If approved the total millage in the amount of 0.475 mills ($0.475 per $1,000 of taxable valuation) would go to the Manistee County Council on Aging for a period of six (6) years (2021 – 2026).

 

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