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MECOSTA COUNTY
AUGUST 5, 2014 PRIMARY ELECTION
*Vote only 1 Party Section*

Office

Republican Party

Democratic Party

GOVERNOR
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Rick Snyder Mark Schauer

UNITED STATES SENATOR
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Terri Lynn Land Gary Peters

4TH DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVE
IN CONGRESS

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Peter Konetchy

Paul Mitchell

John Moolenaar

Jeff Holmes

STATE SENATOR 33RD DISTRICT
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Judy K Emmons Fred Sprague

STATE REPRESENTATIVE 102ND DISTRICT
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James Higgs

Phil Potvin

John B. Ruggles

COUNTY ROAD COMMISSIONER
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Michael Wernette

COUNTY COMMISSIONER
DISTRICT #1

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Marilynn Vargo

COUNTY COMMISSIONER
DISTRICT #2

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Jerrilynn Strong

Jerry Williams

COUNTY COMMISSIONER
DISTRICT #3

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Linda Howard

COUNTY COMMISSIONER
DISTRICT #4

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Raymond Steinke

COUNTY COMMISSIONER
DISTRICT #5

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Art Adleman

COUNTY COMMISSIONER
DISTRICT #6

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Eric O’Neil

Mike Schonert

COUNTY COMMISSIONER
DISTRICT #7

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Bill Routley

Fork Township Voters


Office

Republican Party

Democratic Party

SUPERVISOR – Partial
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John J. Singer

Michael Tillman

CLERK – Partial
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Roberta Hazen

Kim Dowell

TRUSTEE – Partial
Vote for not more than 2

Wade D. Caryl

Cheryl Roote

Pamela J. Gilbert

Hinton Township Voters


Office

Republican Party

Democratic Party

CLERK – Partial
Vote for not more than 1

Nicole Willett

Wheatland Township Voters


Office

Republican Party

Democratic Party

SUPERVISOR – Partial
Vote for not more than 1

George E. Huffman III

Joseph Fate

TRUSTEE – Partial
Vote for not more than 1

Lee Carte

Ballot Proposals


Proposal

Yes

No

STATE PROPOSAL 14-1

APPROVAL OR DISAPPROVAL OF AMENDATORY ACT TO REDUCE STATE USE TAX AND REPLACE WITH A LOCAL COMMUNITY STABILIZATION SHARE TO MODERNIZE THE TAX SYSTEM TO HELP SMALL BUSINESSES GROW AND CREATE JOBS.

The amendatory act adopted by the Legislature would:

  1. Reduce the state use tax and replace with a local community stabilization share of the tax for the purpose of modernizing the tax system to help small businesses grow and create jobs in Michigan.
  2. Require Local Community Stabilization Authority to provide revenue to local governments dedicated for local purposes, including police safety, fire protection, and ambulance emergency services.
  3. Increase portion of state use tax dedicated for aid to local school districts.
  4. Prohibit Authority from increasing taxes.
  5. Prohibit total use tax rate from exceeding existing constitutional 6% limitation.

Should this law be approved?

COUNTY 9-1-1 SURCHARGE RENEWAL

For the period beginning on July 1, 2015 and continuing through the month of December in the year 2021, shall Mecosta County be authorized to assess a monthly surcharge of up to $2.25 (not to exceed $2.25 in the monthly billings of landline, wireless and VOIP service suppliers within the geographic boundaries of Mecosta County), a renewal of the monthly surcharge previously authorized in 2010, to be used exclusively for the funding of 911 emergency telephone call answering and dispatch services within Mecosta County, including facilities, equipment, and operations

Should this renewal be approved?

COUNTY PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH FIXED MILLAGE LIMITATIONS

Shall separate tax limitations be established for a period of ten years, or until altered by the voters of the county, for the County of Mecosta, the townships, and the intermediate school districts within the county, the aggregate of which shall not exceed 7.4293 mills as follows:

  • County - 5.9299 mills
  • Intermediate Schools - .2494 mills
  • Townships - 1.2500 mills
  • Total: 7.4293 mills

Should this proposal be approved?

Millbrook Township Voters


Proposal

Yes

No

FIRE MILLAGE PROPOSAL

Shall the previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes within Millbrook Township be renewed at 1 mill ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of 2014 through 2023 inclusive? The purpose of this levy is to provide funds for fire-fighting and First-Responder equipment.

It is estimated that a levy of 1 mill would provide revenue of $34,000 in the first calendar year.

Should this propsal be approved?

Morton Township Voters


Proposal

Yes

No

FIRE AND RESCUE OPERATIONS INCREASE MILLAGE PROPOSAL

Shall Morton Township impose an increase of up to .5 mill ($.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution and levy it for four (4) years, 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for Morton Township Fire and Rescue Operations, which .5 mill increase will raise an estimated $128,620 in the first year the millage is levied.

Should this propsal be approved?

FIRE AND RESCUE EQUIPMENT & EQUIPMENT HOUSING RENEWAL MILLAGE PROPOSAL

Shall the expired previous voted increases in the tax limitations imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Morton Township, of .5 mill ($.50 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to .4930 mill ($.49 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at and increased up to the original voted .5 mill ($.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for ten (10) years, 2014 through 2023 inclusive, for Morton Township Fire and Rescue Equipment and Equipment Housing, raising an estimated $126,819 in the first year the millage is levied.

Should this propsal be approved?