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Huron County May 8 UNOFFICIAL VOTING RESULTS

HURON COUNTY - As of Tuesday evening, unofficial results showed all ballot proposals secured a ‘Yes’ vote in Huron County.

Two of the largest percentage ‘Yes’ votes were the Village of Sebewaing Proposal and the Sigel Township Proposal, both getting 83 percent.

The Village of Sebewaing Proposal (MOSQUITO TREATMENT SPECIAL ASSESSMENT) allows the Township Board of Sebewaing Township to raise funds for mosquito treatment within the Village of Sebewaing by special assessment against benefitting lands within the village and establish a special assessment district.

Village of Sebewaing Proposal

YES NO %YES %NO
227 46 83% 17%

In Sigel Township, voters passed the request to renew a millage for fire protection at the original voted 1.5 mills ($1.50 per $1,000 of taxable value), levied for 10 years, 2018 through 2027 inclusive.

Sigel Township Proposal

YES NO %YES %NO
54 11 83% 17%

Voters approved the Huron County

millage renewal for roads at 1.00 mill ($1.00 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) for a period of five years (2019 through 2023 inclusive) to provide funds for primary roads and major and local streets within the county, administered by the Huron County Board of Commissioners.

Huron County Millage
Renewal for roads
YES NO %YES %NO
3,947 839 82% 18%

Voters said the Huron County Medical Care Facility can renew 5/10 of one mill ($0.50 per $1,000.00 of taxable value) for a period of 10 years (2019 through 2028 inclusive) to provide funds exclusively for general operation, equipment, and maintenance of the Huron County Medical Care Facility, with them administered by the Huron County Department of Human Services Board.

County Medical Facility Proposal
YES NO %YES %NO
3,731 1035 78% 22%

The voters in Caseville will allow the school district to continue to levy the statutory rate of not to exceed 14.7601 mills on all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, required for the school district to receive its revenue per pupil foundation allowance and renews millage that will expire with the 2018 tax levy.

Caseville Public
Schools Operating Millage
YES NO %YES %NO
317 92 78% 22%

Also getting about three-fourths of the votes in favor was the Port Austin Township Library renewal. At the tip of the Thumb, voters renewed .5000 mills ($0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) for the period of 2018 through 2027 inclusive.

Port Austin Township Proposal
YES NO %YES %NO
311 97 76% 24%

Voters in Huron County voted two to one in favor of the Cass City school bonding proposal.

Cass City Public Schools
Bonding Proposal
YES NO %YES %NO
20 11 65% 35%

Three Huron County school districts saw their bonding proposals get the majority of the Huron County vote. Ubly’s vote was a little more than 60 percent and North Huron’s and Laker’s bonding proposals garnered more than half, percentage-wise. The Laker sinking fund got nearly 70 percent of the vote in favor.

The Ubly school district requested $8,700,000 for erecting, furnishing and equipping additions to and remodeling, furnishing and refurnishing, and equipping and re-equipping school facilities; preparing, developing, improving and equipping playgrounds, athletic facilities and sites; and acquiring and installing instructional technology in school facilities.

Ubly Community Schools
Bonding Proposal
YES NO %YES %NO
HURON 435 284 60% 40%
SANILAC 96 157 38% 62%
TOTAL 531 441 55% 45%

The North Huron district requested $7,950,000 for erecting, furnishing and equipping additions to and partially remodeling, furnishing and refurnishing, equipping and re-equipping school buildings; acquiring and installing technology equipment and technology infrastructure in school buildings and other facilities school buildings; constructing, equipping, preparing, developing and improving sites at school buildings, athletic facilities, playgrounds and athletic fields; and at other sites.

North Huron Schools
Bonding Proposal
YES NO %YES %NO
619 519 54% 46%

The Laker school district requested $19,100,000 for erecting, furnishing and equipping a new fieldhouse and fitness facility; erecting, furnishing and equipping additions to the junior high/high school building; remodeling, furnishing and refurnishing, and equipping and re-equipping school facilities; acquiring and installing instructional technology in school facilities; and preparing, developing, improving and equipping athletic facilities and sites.

Laker’s sinking fund ‘Yes’ vote authorized the school district to levy up to 1 mill ($1.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 5 years, 2018 to 2022, inclusive, for a sinking fund for the construction or repair of school buildings, for school security improvements, for the acquisition or upgrading of technology.

Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port Laker
Schools Bonding Proposal
YES NO %YES %NO
677 589 53% 47%

Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port Laker
Schools Sinking Fund Proposal
YES NO %YES %NO
853 407 68% 32%

The Oliver Township proposal to approve amendments to the Oliver Township Zoning Ordinance adopted by the Township Board on June 6, 2017, passed.

Oliver Township Proposal
YES NO %YES %NO
71 63 53% 47%

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