Residents to vote on Chelsea Area Fire Authority millage renewal
- Previous AnnArbor.com coverage: Chelsea Area Fire Authority board plans 1.8 mill renewal request on November ballot
Voters in the city of Chelsea, and Lima, Lyndon and Sylvan townships, will decide Nov. 6 whether to support a 1.80 millage renewal for the Chelsea Area Fire Authority, the Chelsea Standard reported.
In 2009, 55 percent of voters in the fire authority coverage area supported the millage, which expires next year, the Standard said.
Read the full text of the ballot proposal below:
Shall the Chelsea Area Fire Authority, County of Washtenaw, Michigan, renew the previously voted increase in tax limitation in an amount not to exceed 1.80 mills ($1.80 on each $1,000 dollars of taxable value) against all taxable real and tangible personal property within the limits of the Chelsea Area Fire authority for a period of five (5) years, 2014 to 2018 inclusive, to provide funds for all purposes authorized by statute, including operating and equipping the Chelsea Area Fire Authority; and shall the Chelsea Area Fire Authority levy such millage for said purpose? The estimate of the revenue the Chelsea Area Fire Authority will collect if 1.80 mills is approved and levied by the Chelsea Area Fire Authority in the 2014 calendar year is approximately $1,260,000. By law, the Chelsea Downtown Development Authority will receive a portion of the mills collected from the Chelsea Downtown Development Authority District only.