CANR RESPONSE TO NOVEL CORONAVIRUS

Ogemaw Ballot Language

Background and Summary

MSU Extension is funded by a unique partnership with federal, state, and local governments in order to successfully meet the needs of Michigan communities. Ogemaw County government has asked their constituents to fund the county portion of the partnership through a millage on the August 7 ballot.

A YES vote means that the average homeowner will pay less than $7 a year in taxes to fund MSU Extension.

A NO vote means that MSU Extension will not receive funding.

Ogemaw Ballot Language

OGEMAW COUNTY 4-H AND MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION SERVICES OPERATING MILLAGE PROPOSAL

Shall the limitation upon the total amount of general ad valorem taxes which may be levied upon all real and personal property for all purposes in any one year under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution be increased in the County of Ogemaw, Michigan to .1465 mills ($0.1465 per $1000 of taxable value) of all such property for a period of eight (8) years, being 2018 through 2025 inclusive, for the purpose of paying costs of operating 4-H Youth Programs and Michigan State University Services in the County of Ogemaw, thereby raising in the first year an estimated $124,871?