CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF CANTON - NOTICE OF THE CLOSE OF REGISTRATION
FOR THE AUGUST 7, 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION
Notice is hereby given that July 9, 2018, is the last day registrations can be accepted in order to be eligible to vote in the above stated election to be held on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Registrations will be accepted at the Canton Township Clerk’s Office, 1150 South Canton Center Road, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Registration can also be made at any Secretary of State Branch Office or State Designated Agency. Persons with special needs who are unable to register in the above mentioned manner are urged to contact the Clerk’s Office at 734-394-5120. Mail-in registrations postmarked by July 9, 2018, will also be accepted.
TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS of the Charter Township of Canton, notice is hereby given that a Primary Election will be held in the Charter Township of Canton on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. for the purpose of voting on the following:
United States Senator
United States Congress 11th District
State Senator 7th District
State Representative (20th & 21st Districts)
County Commissioner (10th District)
Delegate to County Convention
and to vote on the following proposal(s):
Charter Township of Canton Road Millage Proposal
Shall the Charter Township of Canton, Wayne County, Michigan, levy a new millage of 1.45 mills for 20 years for the purpose of paying the costs of maintaining, improving, rehabilitating, and reconstructing State and County roads in the Township, including pedestrian pathway improvements and storm water drainage improvements, together with all costs of designing and acquiring right-of-way, and appurtenances and attachments thereto, as well as to pay off any principal and interest on any debt issued related to the improvements as described herein? If approved, the estimated millage ($1.45 per $1,000 of taxable value) is expected to raise $5,672,172 in the first year. It is estimated that 97.09% of the annual millage revenue would be disbursed to the Charter Township of Canton for road improvements, and, as required by law 2.91% would be disbursed to the Charter Township of Canton Downtown Development Authority. The amount disbursed to the Charter Township of Canton Downtown Development Authority shall be collected solely from properties located in the Canton Township Downtown Development Authority.YesNo
STATEMENT AS REQUIRED BY ACT 278 OF PUBLIC ACTS OF 1964
Amending the Property Tax Limitation Act
I, Eric R. Sabree, Treasurer of Wayne County, Michigan, do hereby certify that, as of June 20, 2018 the total of all voted increases in excess of the tax rate limitation established by Section 6, Article IX of the Constitution of the State of Michigan, as amended, and the years such increases are effective on property in the County of Wayne are as follows:
Wayne County, Michigan
Township of Canton
Taxing AuthoritiesDate of ElectionVoted IncreasesYears Increase Effective
County of WayneNovember 3, 20091 mill2019
Wayne County JailAugust 7, 20121 mill2021
Wayne CountyNovember 6, 20081.25 mills2020
Comm. CollegeNovember 6, 20121 mill2022
Plymouth-CantonAugust 5, 201418 mills2024 (non-homestead only)
Van Buren TownshipNovember, 201118 mills2016 (non-homestead only)
Wayne-WestlandMay, 201018 mills2025 (non-homestead only)
Community SchoolsFebruary, 20121 mills2022
Persons entitled to be registered voters in Canton Township must possess the following qualifications on or before the day of; the election: (1) a citizen of the United States; (2) not less than 18 years of age; (3) a resident of the State of Michigan and Canton Township for not less than 30 days prior to the election (MCL 168.492). In addition, qualified electors must be registered to vote not less than 30 days prior to the election (MCL 168.497).
Registrations will be received at Canton Township Hall located at 1150 S. Canton Center Rd, Canton, Michigan, 48188, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm.
The Office of the Township Clerk, 1150 S. Canton Center Road, will be open from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 4, 2018 for obtaining and casting absentee ballots. Qualified voters must appear in person to receive a ballot.
On Monday, August 6, 2018, those requesting an absentee ballot must appear in person at the Clerk’s Office no later than 4:00 p.m. Emergency absentee ballots ONLY will be issued on Election Day, August 7, 2018.
To obtain election instructions in an alternative format (audio or Braille), contact the Clerk’s Office at 734-394-5120 prior to Election Day.
If you are unsure of your voting location, please refer to your voter registration card, check the Clerk’s voting page on Canton’s Website at www.canton-mi.org/clerk/voting.aspx, or call the Clerk’s office at 734-394-5120.
Michael Siegrist, Clerk