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Notice of Election - November 7, 2017

Date: 10/26/2017

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To the Qualified Electors of the City of Farmington Hills, County of Oakland:
Notice is hereby given that a City General Election will be held in the City of Farmington Hills, County of Oakland on Tuesday, NOVEMBER 7, 2017 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. for the purpose of electing candidates for the following offices:
MAYOR -- Vote for One -- 2 Year Term
CITY COUNCIL MEMBER -- Vote for Three -- 4 Year Terms
And for the purpose of voting on the following proposal:
This authorization will (i) restore the authority of Farmington Public School District to levy 18.00 mills previously authorized and levied for general operating purposes on non-homestead taxable property (comprised primarily of business, commercial, and rental property) which has been reduced by 0.1548 mill by application of the Headlee Amendment, and (ii) increase the prior authority by 1 mill in the event of future Headlee rollbacks of the same amount.  This authority, combined with other unexpired authorizations, would allow the School District to receive revenues at the full foundation allowance permitted by the State.
Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be imposed on taxable non-homestead property in the Farmington Public School District, County of Oakland, State of Michigan, be increased by 1.1548 mills ($1.1548 on each $1,000 of taxable value) for nine (9) years, the years 2017 to 2025, inclusive, to provide funds for operating expenses?  This millage would raise an estimated $170,000 for the school district in the first year that it is levied.
The polling place locations for said election are as follows:

Precinct 1- Warner Middle School                               Precinct 15 - St. Toma Syriac Church
Precinct 2 - Orchard United Methodist Church            Precinct 16 - Hillside Elementary School
Precinct 3 - Forest Elementary School                         Precinct 17 - St. Toma Syriac Church
Precinct 4 - Faith Covenant Church                             Precinct 18 - East Middle School
Precinct 5 - Grace Chapel Church                               Precinct 19 - East Middle School
Precinct 6 - Grace Chapel Church                               Precinct 20 - Salvation Army Community Center
Precinct 7 - Hope Lutheran Church                             Precinct 21 - Lanigan Elementary School
Precinct 8 - North Congregational Church                   Precinct 22 - St. John Lutheran Church
Precinct 9 - Farmington STEAM Academy                    Precinct 23 - St. John Lutheran Church
Precinct 10 - Kenbrook Elementary School                  Precinct 24 - Power Middle School
Precinct 11 - Highmeadow Common Campus              Precinct 25 - Gill Elementary School    
Precinct 12 - Woodcreek Elementary School                 Precinct 26 - Farmington Community School
Precinct 13 - Farmington Hills Activities Center           Precinct 27 - Greater Seth Temple       
Precinct 14 - First Presbyterian Church

For assistance in determining the accessibility of the polling place locations and the availability of voting instructions in alternative formats such as audio and Braille, please contact the City of Farmington Hills Clerk’s Office at 248.871-2410.
Persons wishing to obtain an absentee ballot may do so by contacting the City of Farmington Hills Clerk’s Office.  The Clerk, or their designee, will be available in the Clerk’s Office on the Saturday preceding the election, November 4, 2017 until 2:00 p.m., the deadline for requesting an absentee ballot which will be mailed.

For names of candidates or any other information, please contact the City of Farmington Hills Clerk’s Office at 248.871-2410. Sample ballots are available on the City’s website at
                                                                                               PAMELA B. SMITH, CITY CLERK
Publish: October 25, 2017                                                        31555 West Eleven Mile Road
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