Essex Township, Michigan

Essex Township Board meetings are held at Lowe United Methodist Church Hall: 5485 W Lowe Rd, St Johns, MI 48879

We welcome all visitors.  
The  2018-19 fiscal year regularly scheduled board meetings for Essex Township will be:
December 19
February 20
March 20  

All regular meetings will be held at 7:00 p.m.

All Meetings are open to the public. Essex Township will provide to individuals with disabilities, reasonable auxiliary aids and services which are needed to fully participate in any Township meeting providing a 72 hour notice is received by phone or in writing. Contact the Essex Township Clerk, (989) 224-3484 to request the necessary assistance. 

Primary Election on August 7 - Millage Renewal Vote Essex residents, thank you for voting.  The millage passed 265-78

On the August 7, 2018 ballot, Essex Township residents will vote on a renewal of the roads millage.
Four years ago, Essex Township voted to increase the road millage by 0.5, which let the township use $26,300 more per year on the roads. 
With the money, Essex Township has been able to do many road projects, including repairing cracks, replacing culverts, putting on gravel, sealing bridges, and maintaining our roads. 
Voting on a renewal of the 0.5 millage will continue to allow the township to use an estimated $27,700 more a year on roads. 
Please see the newsletter that came with your taxes for more details.  
The August 2018 ballot millage renewal will read:
Shall the expired previous voted increase in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the Michigan Constitution in Essex Township, of .5 mills ($.50 per $1,000 of taxable value), reduced to .4970 mills ($.497 per $1,000 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed at up to .4970 mills ($.497 per $1,000 of taxable value) and levied for four (4) years, 2018 through 2021 inclusive, for maintaining, rebuilding, repaving, repairing, and improving the rural township roads, raising an estimated $27,700 in the first year the millage is levied?

                [   ] Yes

                [   ] No  

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