Marquette County Nov. 7 ballot includes several millage proposals

MARQUETTE — Many millage proposals will be on the Nov. 7 ballot.

– Chocolay Township road improvement millage proposal: Levy a new millage of up to 1.7 mills on real and personal property in the township for up to 15 years from 2017 to 2031. The full text of the ballot proposal may be obtained at the Chocolay Township Office, 5010 U.S. 41 South, Marquette.

– Humboldt Township road millage renewal: a renewal to levy .991 mill against all property in Humboldt Township at a rate of $.991 per $1,000 of taxable valuation of all property in the township for 10 years, from 2018 to 2027, all inclusive. The full text of the ballot proposal may be obtained at the Humboldt Township Office, Marquette County Road FA, Champion.

– Humboldt Township additional road millage: Levy 2.009 mills against all property at a rate of $2.009 per $1,000 of taxable valuation of all property in Humboldt Township for 10 years, from 2018 to 2027, all inclusive. The full text of the ballot proposal may be obtained at the Humboldt Township Office, Marquette County Road FA, Champion.

– Negaunee Township road improvement program millage: for an increase of up to 1.55 mills, or $1.55 per $1,000 of taxable value, in the tax limitation to be imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution to be levied for 15 years. The full text of the ballot proposed may be obtained at the Negaunee Township Office, 42 M-35, Negaunee.

– City of Negaunee Parks and Recreation millage renewal request: for the continued operation of the city’s parks and recreation programs, to levy up to 1 mill, or $1 per $1000 of taxable value, for 20 years, from 2017 to 2036, both years inclusive, to be levied Dec. 1. The full text of the ballot proposed may be obtained at the Negaunee Township Office, 42 M-35, Negaunee.

– City of Negaunee capital equipment millage renewal request: for the purchase and extending the life of equipment for the police, fire and public works departments, to levy up to 1.5 mills, or $1.50 per $1,000 of taxable value, for five years, from 2017 through 2021. The full text of the ballot proposal may be obtained at the Negaunee City Office, 319 W. Case St., Negaunee.

Christie Bleck can be reached at 906-228-2500, ext. 250. Her email address is cbleck@miningjournal.net.