Bridgewater Township, Michigan

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2016 ELECTIONS

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 Presidential Primary
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 State Primary
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 State General Election


LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2016

For the

PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION

TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016

 

TO:                  QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF Bridgewater, Freedom, Manchester and Sharon Townships

                                                       NOTICE:        The local clerks of each jurisdiction will be available to register qualified electors and amend registration records as follows:

 

                                                                   By Appointment at: 

 

Bridgewater Township

Office hours: 11:00 A.M- 3:00 P.M, Tuesday at

10990 Clinton Road, Manchester, MI  48158 (517) 456-6725

Freedom Township

8795 Pleasant Lake Road, Ann Arbor, MI  48103 (734) 222-6399

Manchester Township

Office hours: 8:30 A.M.-12:00 noon, Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri at

275 S. Macomb Street, Manchester, MI 48158 (734) 428-7090

Sharon Township

Office hours: 9:00 A.M- 12:00 noon, Thursday at

18010 Pleasant Lake Rd, Manchester, MI 48158 (248) 910-5527

                                               

IF YOU HAVE MOVED RECENTLY,

YOU MUST AMEND YOUR REGISTRATION RECORD.


 Primary is being held to nominate candidates for the office of:

 

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

 

THE FOLLOWING COUNTYWIDE BALLOT PROPOSAL WILL ALSO APPEAR ON THE MARCH 8, 2016 PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION BALLOT:

WASHTENAW COUNTY

PROPOSITION TO AUTHORIZE THE RENEWAL OF THE EXISTING LEVY OF .20 MILLS TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO CONTINUE TO OPERATE AND IMPROVE THE COUNTY ENHANCED EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM BY POTENTIALLY CONSTRUCTING ADDITIONAL TOWERS, UPGRADING THE EXISTING INFRASTRUCTURE AND PURCHASING THE NECESSARY EQUIPMENT.

As a renewal of the existing extra millage, shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be imposed each year for all purposes on real and tangible personal property in Washtenaw County, Michigan continue to be increased as provided in Section 6, Article IX of the Michigan Constitution and the Board of Commissioners of the County be authorized to levy a tax not to exceed one fifth of one mill ($0.20 per $1,000 of state taxable valuation) for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the December 1, 2016 tax levy, (which will generate estimate revenues of $2,920,963 in the first year) to continue to acquire, renovate, maintain, upgrade and operate the Countyís Enhanced Emergency Communications System, potentially including constructing additional towers, upgrading the existing infrastructure, purchasing equipment, and paying for maintenance and user fees?

 

THE FOLLOWING BALLOT PROPOSAL WILL ALSO APPEAR ON THE PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION BALLOT FOR A SCHOOL DISTRICT: 

CLINTON COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL PROPOSAL

This proposal will allow the school district to continue to levy the statutory rate of 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.

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Clinton Community Schools, Lenawee and Washtenaw Counties, Michigan, be increased by 18 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for the year 2016, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2016 is approximately $947,703 (this is a renewal of millage which expired with the 2015 tax levy)?

 

 








Month at a Glance
Quick Look at February Meetings:Board of Trustees, Thursday, February 4, 2016, 7:00 p.m., Bridgewater Township Hall.Planning Commission, Monday, February 8, 2016, 7:00 p.m., Bridgewater Township Hall.Southwest Washtenaw Council [more]

Media Advisories
On Monday, December 21, 2015, the Washtenaw County Road Commission announced the closure of the Bemis Road Bridge over the Tributary to Saline River, due to extensive structural deterioration. The bridge is located between [more]

2015-2016 Meeting Dates
On January 8, 2015 the Board of Trustees approved Resolution 01-08-15 to Adopt Regular Board of Trustees Meeting Dates for the 2015-2016 calendar year. Click here to view the resolution. The Bridgewater Township Board of Trustees [more]

Interested in Serving Your Township?
The Board of Trustees is currently seeking residents to fill three vacancies on the Farmland Preservation Board. If interested in serving please contact the Township Supervisor Ron Smith at (734) 277-2843 or by email at smithronh@yahoo.com. [more]

General Fund and Sewer Fund Budgets
On March 5, 2015 the Board of Trustees approved the general fund and sewer fund budgets for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. The approved budgets are now available to download in PDF format. Click here to view the approved 2015-2016 General [more]

Townhall Hours
Township officials are currently available at the townhall during the following days and times.Clerk, Laurie FromhartTuesdays, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. or by appointmentDeputy Clerk, Judy KlagerWednesdays, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.Fridays, 9:00 a.m. to [more]

Have a Complaint?
A Ordinance Violation Complaint form is now available for Township residents. If you have a complaint regarding a land use, building, or zoning code violation please fill out the form and submit it to the Zoning Administrator, Rodney [more]

Recycle Ann Arbor
Recycle Ann Arborís Drop-Off Station is Washtenaw Countyís most comprehensive recycling drop-off center, and is open to the general public. The Drop-Off Station accepts regular recyclable items, as well as a wide variety of harder-to-recycle [more]

Public Safety
GET TRUSTED ALERTS FROM WASHTENAW COUNTY SHERIFF, MICHIGAN STATE POLICE AND 5,000 OTHER PUBLIC SAFETY AGENCIES AT WWW.NIXLE.COM Your police department and other local municipal agencies use Nixle as a publishing system. Messages are created [more]

Townhall Rental
The Bridgewater Township Hall is now available to residents to rent for events. A security deposit of $200 is required in advance to reimburse the Township for cleaning, maintenance, or actual damages to the hall. [more]

Private Order Dust Control
At the request of a resident, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will apply private order dust control on unpaved public county roads for a nominal fee. If more than one resident on the same road segment is interested in private order [more]

Updated Bridgewater Township Community Profile
SEMCOG (Southeast Michigan Council of Governments) has issued a new community profile for Bridgewater Township reflecting 2010 census data and other information.This is an interesting portrait of our township, and can be viewed and downloaded by [more]

Washtenaw County Announces New State Resource for Property Tax Assistance
Up to $30,000 available per qualifying household for one-time assistance with late taxes and/or mortgage payments. For more information on basic eligibility requirements and documents needed before applying click here. Apply online at www.StepForwardMichigan.org [more]

Mission Statement
The Bridgewater Township Board of Trustees adopted a mission statement at its December 20, 2006 meeting: "To provide our constituents a people-focused approach to public service built upon the simplicity and efficiency of rural government where [more]


  

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