17 townships have ballot issues to decide

By Mary Drier
Staff Writer
TUSCOLA COUNTY — Several townships in Tuscola County will have millage proposals on the Tuesday, Aug. 7 ballot.
Akron Township:
Voters will be asked to approve a renewal of .9462 of a mill for four years to fund road construction and maintenance.
If approved, the levy would generate about $58,689 the first year, and cost an owner of an $80,000 home about $38 the first year.
Almer Charter Township:
Voters will be asked to approve the renewal of one mill for four years for improvement and maintenance of local roads, bridges and streets.
If approved, the millage would generate about $56,921 the first year, and cost an owner of an $80,000 house $40 the first year.
Also, they will vote on renewal of one mill for four years to fund the Caro Transit Authority (Thumbody).
If approved, the millage would generate about $206,207 the first year, and cost the owner of an $80,000 home $40 the fist year.
Columbia Township:
Voters will be asked to approve renewal of 1.5 mills for 2013-2018 to fund repairs, improvements and maintenance of roads.
If approved, the millage would generate about $70,000 the first year, and cost the owner of an $80,000 home about $60 the first year.
Also, voters will be asked to approve renewal of 1.5 mills for years 2013-2018 to fund new road construction.
If approved, the millage would generate about $70,000 the first year,  and cost the owner of an $80,000 home about $60 the first year.
And, voters will be asked to renew one mill for years 2013-2018 for emergency services of fire and ambulance services and/or equipment.
If approved, the millage would generate about $46,600 the first year, and cost the owner of an $80,000 about $40 the first year.
Dayton Township:
Voters will be asked to approve renewal of .75 of a mill for 10 years to fund the Mayville District Library operations.
If approved, the millage would generate about $87,000 the first year, and cost the owner of an $80,000 home about $30 the first year.
Elkland Township:
Voters will be asked to approve a renewal not to exceed .7455 of a mill for 12 years to fund Rawson Memorial Library operations.
If approved, the millage would generate about $118,000 the first year, and cost the owner of an $80,000 house about $30 the first year.
Ellington Township:
Voters will be asked to approve up to 1 mill increase for five years for fire protection.
If approved, the millage would generate about $34,195 the first year, and cost the owner of an $80,000 house about $40 the first year.
Elmwood Township:
Voters will be asked to approve a renewal not to exceed .7455 of a mill for 12 years to fund Rawson Memorial Library operations.
If approved, the millage would generate about $118,000 the first year, and cost the owner of an $80,000 house about $30 the first year.
Dayton Township:
Voters will be asked to approve renewal of .75 of a mill for 10 years to fund the Mayville District Library operations.
If approved, the millage would generate about $87,000 the first year, and cost the owner of an $80,000 home about $30 the first year.
Fremont Township:
Voters will be asked to approve renewal of .75 of a mill for 10 years to fund the Mayville District Library operations.
If approved, the millage would generate about $87,000 the first year, and cost the owner of an $80,000 house about $30 the first year.
Gilford Township:
Voters will be asked to approve a renewal of 1 mill for 8 years for fire service.
If approved, the millage would generate about $39,275 the first year, and cost the owner of an $80,000 home about $40 the first year.
Indianfields Township:
Voters will be asked to approval a renewal of 1 mill for four years to fund the Caro Transit Authority (Thumbody).
If approved, the millage would generate about $206,207 the first year, and cost the owner of an $80,000 home about $40 the first year.
Juniata Township:
Voters will be asked to approve a renewal of 1 mill for four years for improvement and maintenance of roads.
If approved, the millage would generate about $45,045 the first year, and cost the owner of an $80,000 home about $40 the first year.
Also, voters will be asked to approve a renewal of two mills for four years for road improvements and maintenance.
If approved, the millage would generate about $90,000 the first year, and cost the owner of an $80,000 home about $80 the first year.
Kingston Township:
Voters will be asked to approve a renewal of two mills for years 2013-2016 for road maintenance.
If approved, the millage would generate about $65,900 the first year, and cost the owner of an $80,000 home about $80 the first year.
Koylton Township:
Voters will be asked to approve a renewal of two mills for four years to fund road improvements and maintenance.
If approved, the millage would generate about $80,000 the first year, and cost the owner of an $80,000 house about $80 the first year.
Millington Township:
Voters will be asked to approve a renewal of .3591 of a mill for six years for fire department operations.
If approved, the millage would generate about $36,666 the first year, and cost the owner of an $80,000 about $14 the first year.
Novesta Township:
Voters will be asked to approve a renewal of one mill for four years to fund ditching, grading, graveling and paving of roads.
If approved, the millage would generate about $31,757 the first year, and cost the owner of an $80,000 home about $40 the first year.
Also, voters will be asked to approve a renewal of up to .7455 of a mill for 12 years to fund the Rawson Memorial Library.
If approved, the millage would generate about $118,000 the first year, and cost the owner of an $80,000 home about $30 the first year.
Wisner Township:
Voters will be asked to approve a renewal of two mills for years 2013-2016 for road improvements and maintenance.
If approved, the millage would generate about $46,761 the first year, and cost the owner of a $80,000 home about $80 the first year.
City of Caro:
Voters will be asked to approve a renewal of one mill for four years for Caro Transit Authority (Thumbody).
If approved, the millage would generate about $206,207 the first year, and cost the owner of an $80,000 home about $40 the first year.
The polls will be open 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. election day.
Mary Drier is a staff writer for the Tuscola County Advertiser. She can be reached at drier@tcadvertiser.com.

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