...FROM THE CITY CLERK:
Notice of Election
City of St. Clair Shores, Michigan
August 6, 2019 Primary Election
To the qualified electors of the City of St. Clair Shores:
Notice is hereby given that a primary election will be held in the City of St. Clair Shores on Tuesday, August 6, 2019. The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
at the following locations:
Precinct 1 Assumption Greek Church, 21800 Marter
Precinct 2 & 20 St. Margaret Church, 21201 Thirteen Mile Road
Precinct 3 St. Joan of Arc Church, 22415 Overlake
Precinct 4 St. Lucy Catholic Church, 23401 Jefferson
Precinct 5 St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 22915 Greater Mack
Precinct 6 South Lake Administration Bldg., 23101 Stadium Drive
Precinct 7 & 10 St. Clair Shores Senior Activities Center, 20100 Stephens
Precinct 8 The Shores Church, 24905 Manhattan
Precinct 9 & 12 Blossom Heath Inn, 24800 Jefferson
Precinct 11 & 16 Rev. Bjorum Activity Center, 28301 Little Mack
Precinct 13 & 17 VFW Bruce Post, 28404 Jefferson
Precinct 14 & 15 Lakeview High School Auditorium, 21100 E. 11 Mile Rd.
Precinct 18 & 21 Lake Shore High School Auditorium, 22980 Thirteen Mile Road
Precinct 19 Violet School, 22020 Violet
Precinct 22 Lakeside Community Church, 33701 Jefferson
Precinct 23 Kennedy Middle School, 23101 Masonic
for the purpose of nominating nonpartisan candidates to the following office:
City Council (Vote for Not More Than 3):
Ronald J. Frederick
and voting on the following charter amendment proposals:
This is a Charter Amendment for a new millage that replaces the expiring street millage for necessary residential street repairs, street construction, street lighting and related sewer repairs and construction
Shall the City of St. Clair Shores, Michigan, commencing July 1, 2020, levy 1.75 mills per year for five (5) years which is estimated to produce $2,627,286.00 of collections in the first year, for necessary residential street repairs, street construction, street lighting, and related sewer repairs and construction, replacing the current 1.1960 mills, which was adopted in 2014, for five (5) years?
This is a Charter Amendment for a millage renewal that replaces the expiring police and fire millage to partially fund the St. Clair Shores Police and Fire Departments
Shall the charter of the City of St. Clair Shores be amended to authorize, for a period of three years, beginning July 1, 2020, the levy and collection of up to 4.8486 mills per $1,000.00 of state taxable value which is estimated to produce $7,279,176 of collections in the first year to be exclusively used for police and fire department operations?
Proposal A – Charter Amendment for a new street millage of 1.75 mills for five (5) years which would result in a cost of $1.75 per thousand dollars in taxable value. This would be an increase in the total tax rate limitation over the expiring street millage of $0.57 per thousand dollars in taxable value.
Proposal B – Charter Amendment for a millage renewal that replaces the expiring police and fire millage to partially fund the St. Clair Shores police and fire departments. The renewal is for three (3) years with a millage rate of 4.8486 mills which would result in a cost of $4.85 per thousand dollars in taxable value. This millage is subject to a Headlee Amendment Roll-Back.
Full charter amendment text of the ballot proposals may be obtained at the City of St. Clair Shores City Clerk’s Office, 27600 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores, MI 48081. A sample ballot may be viewed at www.mi.gov/vote.
Absentee ballots are available for all elections; registered voters may contact the City Clerk to obtain an application for an absent voter ballot or downloaded from the City’s website www.scsmi.net.
To comply with the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), voting instructions will be available in audio format and in Braille. Arrangements for obtaining the instructions in these alternative formats can be made by contacting the city clerk in advance of the election. All polling locations are accessible for voters with disabilities and have a voter assistance terminal (VAT).
Mary A. Kotowski, City Clerk