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Posted on: June 30, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Waterford Police and Fire Millage Renewals

Waterford Millage Renewals:
Police Millage #2 originally approved in 1986
Fire Millage #1 originally approved in 1976
Fire Millage #2 originally approved in 1986

POLICE DEPARTMENT MILLAGE #2 AND FIRE DEPARTMENT MILLAGE #1 AND #2

RECITALS:
1. The Township’s Police and Fire Departments provide valuable public safety service and programs to the residents of the Township and the general public, with the services provided by the Fire Department including Advanced Life Support.

2. A large portion of funding for the Police and Fire Departments has been provided by dedicated, voter approved millages, including Police Millage #2 originally approved in 1986, Fire Millage #1 originally approved in 1976, and Fire Millage #2 originally approved in 1986, each of which was last approved for 10 years, and will expire if not renewed.

3. The Township Board of Trustees has determined that providing funds for the continued staffing, maintenance, and operation of the Police and Fire Departments by renewing Police Department Millage #2 and Fire Department Millage #1 and Fire Department Millage #2, should be presented to the voters for possible approval.

4. Subject to voter approval, the Township Board of Trustees has determined that the current levies, without increases, of up to 1.50 mills for the Police Department, and of up to 2.00 mills for the Fire Department should be continued.

5. As authorized by law, Townships may impose and levy ad valorem property taxes to finance lawful public services such as those provided by the Police and Fire Departments.
IT IS THEREFORE RESOLVED that the Board of Trustees of the Charter Township of Waterford, Oakland County, Michigan, approves the following millage ballot question language for three (3) separate proposals and directs the Township Clerk to submit them for placement on the Tuesday, August 2, 2016, primary ballot.

RENEWAL OF POLICE DEPARTMENT OPERATING EXPENSE MILLAGE #2
Shall the Charter Township of Waterford be authorized to renew and levy the previous voted millage of 1.5 mills ($1.50 per $1,000 of taxable value of real and tangible personal property) for a period of 10 years from 2016 to 2025, for the continued staffing, maintenance, and operation of the Township Police Department? If the millage is renewed and levied, the estimated revenue that will be collected in the first year from the levy in December 2016 will be $ 2,973,248.20.
Yes No
RENEWAL OF FIRE DEPARTMENT OPERATING EXPENSE MILLAGE #1
Shall the Charter Township of Waterford be authorized to renew and levy the previous voted millage of 1.0 mills ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value of real and tangible personal property) for a period of 10 years from 2016 to 2025, for the continued staffing, maintenance, and operation of the Township Fire Department? If the millage is renewed and levied, the estimated revenue that will be collected in the first year from the levy in December 2016 will be $ 1,982,165.47.
Yes No

RENEWAL OF FIRE DEPARTMENT OPERATING EXPENSE MILLAGE #2
Shall the Charter Township of Waterford be authorized to renew and levy the previous voted millage of 1.0 mills ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value of real and tangible personal property) for a period of 10 years from 2016 to 2025, for the continued staffing, maintenance, and operation of the Township Fire Department? If the millage is renewed and levied, the estimated revenue that will be collected in the first year from the levy in December 2016 will be $ 1,982,165.47.
Yes No

Motion made by Birch. Seconded by Kelley
The roll call vote on the Motion to adopt this Resolution was as follows:
AYES: Wall, Camilleri, Birch, Bartolotta, Brown and Kelley
NAYES: None
ABSENT: Joliat

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